Nembutal type of barbiturate, 1930, proprietary name of pentobarbitone sodium, formed from letters and syllables from N(a) "sodium" + full chemical name 5-ethyl-5-1-methylbutyl barbiturate.

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  • Nembutal — ☆ Nembutal [nem′byə tôl΄, nem′byətal΄ ] [ N(A) + E(THYL) + M(ETHYL) + BU(TYL) + (BARBI)TAL] trademark for PENTOBARBITAL SODIUM …   English World dictionary

  • Nembutal® — /nemˈbū təl/ noun A proprietary name for sodium pentobarbitone, used as a sedative, hypnotic and antispasmodic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nembutal — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Pentobarbital Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nembutal — Synonyms and related words: Amytal, Amytal pill, Demerol, Dolophine, H, Luminal, Luminal pill, M, Mickey Finn, Nembutal pill, Seconal, Seconal pill, Tuinal, Tuinal pill, alcohol, amobarbital sodium, analgesic, anodyne, barb, barbiturate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Nembutal — trademark used for the sodium salt of pentobarbital …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Nembutal — /nem byeuh tawl , tal /, Pharm., Trademark. a brand of pentobarbital. * * * …   Universalium

  • Nembutal — Nem·bu·tal nem byə .tȯl trademark used for the sodium salt of pentobarbital * * * Nem·bu·tal (nemґbu tal) trademark for preparations of pentobarbital sodium …   Medical dictionary

  • nembutal — nem|bu|tal Mot Agut Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • Nembutal — n. commercial name for a sleep inducing drug …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Nembutal — [ nɛmbjʊt(ə)l, tα:l] noun (trademark in the US) the drug sodium pentobarbitone. Origin 1930s: from N(a) (symbol for sodium) + e(thyl), m(ethyl), but(yl), elements of the systematic name, + al …   English new terms dictionary

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