barbiturism

noun
bar·​bi·​tur·​ism | \ bär-ˈbich-ə-ˌriz-əm, ˈbär-bə-chə- How to pronounce barbiturism (audio) \

Medical Definition of barbiturism

: a condition characterized by deleterious effects on the mind or body by excess use of barbiturates

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“Barbiturism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/barbiturism. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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