WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
meth•o•hex•i•tal  (meth′ō heksi tal′),USA pronunciation n. [Pharm.]
  1. Drugsa barbiturate anesthetic, used in its sodium form, C14H17N2NaO3, for induction of general anesthesia or for anesthesia of short duration.
  • metho(xy)- + hex- + (barb)it(uric acid) + al(lyl)

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