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secobarbital

[sek-oh-bahr-bi-tawl, -tal] /ˌsɛk oʊˈbɑr bɪˌtɔl, -ˌtæl/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a white, odorless, slightly bitter powder, C 1 2 H 1 8 N 2 O 3 , used as a sedative and hypnotic.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; Seco(nal) + barbital
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secobarbital in Medicine

secobarbital sec·o·bar·bi·tal (sěk'ō-bär'bĭ-tôl', -tāl')
n.
A white, odorless barbiturate used in the form of its sodium salt as a sedative and hypnotic.

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