pentobarbital sodium definition

  • noun:
    • A white crystalline or powdery barbiturate, C11H17N2O3Na, made use of as a hypnotic, a sedative, and an anticonvulsive drug. Also called pentobarbitone.
    • a barbiturate (trade name Nembutal) used as a sedative and hypnotic and antispasmodic

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