barbital

noun bar·bi·tal \ ˈbär-bə-ˌtȯl \

Definition of barbital

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

Origin and Etymology of barbital

barbituric + -al (as in Veronal, trademark for barbital)


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barbital

noun bar·bi·tal \ ˈbär-bə-ˌtȯl, -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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