hexobarbital

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

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 and Etymology of hexobarbital

hexo- (from hexa-) + barbital


Medical Dictionary

hexobarbital

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

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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