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hexobarbital

noun hexo·bar·bi·tal \ˌhek-sə-ˈbär-bə-ˌtl\

Definition of HEXOBARBITAL

:  a barbiturate C12H16N2O3 used as a sedative and hypnotic and in the form of its soluble sodium salt as an intravenous anesthetic of short duration

Origin of HEXOBARBITAL

hexo- (from hexa-) + barbital
First Known Use: 1941

hexobarbital

noun hexo·bar·bi·tal \ˌhek-sə-ˈbär-bə-ˌtl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HEXOBARBITAL

:  a barbiturate C12H16N2O3 used as a sedative and hypnotic and in the form of its soluble sodium salt C12H15N2NaO3 as an intravenous anesthetic of short duration

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