Definición de thiopentone en inglés:

thiopentone

Saltos de línea: thio|pen¦tone
Pronunciación: /ˌθʌɪə(ʊ)ˈpɛntəʊn
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun] Medicine
  • A sulphur-containing barbiturate drug used as a general anaesthetic and hypnotic, and (reputedly) as a truth drug.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • 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

Origen

1940s: from thio- + a contraction of pentobarbitone.

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