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Noun: Pentothal  'pen-tu,thol or pen-tu,thal
  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, thiopental sodium, thiopentobarbital sodium

Type of: barbiturate, truth drug, truth serum

Encyclopedia: Pentothal