Definition of thiopentone in English:

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thiopentone

Pronunciation: /ˌTHīōˈpentōn/

noun

British term for Pentothal.
Example sentences
  • I have injected the antibiotic cefuroxime, thinking it was the anaesthetic thiopentone.
  • The use of induction agents, such as thiopentone, and muscle relaxants when a patient's airway reflexes are still present, can counteract these effects.
  • Inhibition of neutrophil respiratory burst and chemotaxis in vitro by thiopentone but not methohexitone
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