hexobarbital

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

Definition of hexobarbital

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1941


Medical Dictionary

hexobarbital

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

Medical Definition of hexobarbital

  1. :  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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