amobarbital

noun amo·bar·bi·tal \ ˌa-mō-ˈbär-bə-ˌtȯl \

Definition of amobarbital

:a barbiturate C11H18N2O3 used as a hypnotic and sedative; also :its sodium salt

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Origin and Etymology of amobarbital

amyl + -o- + barbital


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amobarbital

noun amo·bar·bi·tal \ ˌam-ō-ˈbär-bə-ˌtȯl \

medical Definition of amobarbital

:a barbiturate administered especially in the form of its sodium salt C11H17N2NaO3 as a hypnotic and sedative called also amylobarbitone; see amytal, tuinal

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