thiobarbiturate

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thiobarbiturate thi·o·bar·bi·tu·rate (thī'ō-bär-bĭch'ər-ĭt, -ə-rāt', -bär'bĭ-tur'ĭt, -āt', -tyur'-)
n.
Any of the hypnotics of the barbiturate group in which a particular oxygen atom is replaced by a sulfur atom.

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