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barbital

noun bar·bi·tal \ˈbär-bə-ˌtl, -ˌtal\

Medical Definition of BARBITAL

:  a crystalline barbiturate C8H12N2O3 formerly used as a sedative and hypnotic often in the form of its soluble sodium salt—see veronal

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May 23, 2015
debouch Hear it
to emerge or cause to emerge
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