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Meaning of methohexital

meth•o•hex•i•tal

Pronunciation: (meth"ō-hek'si-tal"), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a barbiturate anesthetic, used in its sodium form, CHNNaO, for induction of general anesthesia or for anesthesia of short duration.
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