Definition of pentobarbitone in English:

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pentobarbitone

Pronunciation: /ˌpen(t)əˈbärbəˌtōn/

noun

British term for pentobarbital.
Example sentences
  • Interactions with benzodiazepines, pentobarbital, and other central nervous system depressants can yield additional sedative effects.
  • If and when the brain-swelling begins to subside, they can turn off the pentobarbital and gradually bring the patient out of the coma.
  • Though barbiturates and benzodiazepines might be cross-tolerant, diazepam is preferred over pentobarbital in tolerance testing.

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Syllabification: pen·to·bar·bi·tone

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