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thiopental sodium(thī′ō-pĕn′tăl′, -tôl′)
A barbiturate, C11H17N2O2SNa, that takes effect rapidly, used to induce general anesthesia, as an anticonvulsant, and for euthanasia. Also called sodium thiopental.
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An ultra–short-acting barbiturate used as an adjuvant in surgical anesthesia.
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