nonbarbiturate

adjective
non·bar·bi·tu·rate | \ˌnän-bär-ˈbi-chə-rət, -ˌrāt;-ˌbär-bə-ˈtyu̇r-ət, -ˈtu̇r-, -ˌāt; nonstandard -bär-ˈbi-chə-wət\

Definition of nonbarbiturate 

: not consisting of or pertaining to barbiturates : not derived from barbituric acid nonbarbiturate sedatives

First Known Use of nonbarbiturate

1952, in the meaning defined above

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nonbarbiturate

adjective
non·bar·bi·tu·rate | \-bär-ˈbich-ə-rət, -ˌrāt; -ˌbär-bə-ˈt(y)u̇r-ət, -ˌāt \

Medical Definition of nonbarbiturate 

: not derived from barbituric acid nonbarbiturate sedatives

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