probarbital

noun
pro·​bar·​bi·​tal | \ -ˈbär-bə-ˌtal How to pronounce probarbital (audio) , -ˌtȯl How to pronounce probarbital (audio) \

Medical Definition of probarbital

: a barbiturate C9H14N2O3 with sedative activity of intermediate duration

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“Probarbital.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/probarbital. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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