Definition of amobarbital
: a barbiturate C11H18N2O3 used as a hypnotic and sedative; also : its sodium salt
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An intravenous line was started in his arm, and amobarbital flowed into his veins … the rubber bite-guard was placed in his mouth, and a conductive gel was rubbed in the circles over his temples.
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Origin and Etymology of amobarbital
amyl + -o- + barbital
First Known Use: 1949See Words from the same year
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