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sodium butabarbital

noun, Pharmacology

butabarbital sodium

[byoo-tuh-bahr-bi-tawl, -tal] /ˌbyu təˈbɑr bɪˌtɔl, -ˌtæl/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a barbiturate, C 10 H 15 N 2 NaO 3 , used as a sedative and hypnotic.
Also called sodium butabarbital.
Origin
based on the names of the chemical components butyl and barbituric acid
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