veronal

noun

ver·​o·​nal
ˈver-ə-ˌnȯl, -ən-ᵊl
often capitalized
: a preparation of the sodium salt C8H11N2NaO3 of barbital formerly used in medicine as a sedative and hypnotic

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“Veronal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/veronal. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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