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Noun: thiopental sodium  ,thI-u'pen-t(u)l 'sow-dee-um
  1. Barbiturate that is a hygroscopic powder (trade name Pentothal) that is a strong barbiturate that acts rapidly; induces a relaxed state when injected as a general anaesthetic
    - thiopental, thiopentobarbital sodium, Pentothal

Type of: barbiturate, truth drug, truth serum

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