Definition of Barbiturate in English :

Define Barbiturate in English

Barbiturate meaning in English

Meaning of Barbiturate in English

Pronunciation of Barbiturate in English

Barbiturate pronunciation in English

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Barbiturate

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Noun

1. barbiturate

organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal

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Barbiturate

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noun
a derivative of barbituric acid, such as phenobarbital, used in medicine as a sedative, hypnotic, or anticonvulsant

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Barbiturate

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noun
any depressant drug, as phenobarbital, derived from barbituric acid and used as a sedative, sleeping pill, anticonvulsant, etc.

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Barbiturate

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n.
Any of a group of barbituric acid derivatives that act as central nervous system depressants and are used as sedatives or hypnotics.

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