amobarbital

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am·o·bar·bi·tal

 (ăm′ō-bär′bĭ-tăl′, -bĭ-tôl′)
n.
A barbiturate, C11H18N2O3, used as a sedative and a hypnotic.

amobarbital

(ˌæməʊˈbɑːbɪtəl; ˌeɪməʊ-)
n
(Pharmacology) pharmacol a drug with sedative, hypnotic, and analgesic properties used to relieve insomnia and control convulsions

am•o•bar•bi•tal

(ˌæm oʊˈbɑr bɪˌtæl, -ˌtɔl)

n.
a colorless, crystalline barbiturate, C11H18N2O3, used chiefly as a sedative.
[1945–50; am (yl) + -o- + barbital]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amobarbital - a barbiturate with sedative and hypnotic effects; used to relieve insomnia and as an anticonvulsant
amobarbital sodium, Amytal, blue angel, blue devil, blue - the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate; used as a sedative and a hypnotic
barbiturate - organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal
truth drug, truth serum - an intravenous anesthetic drug that has a hypnotic effect; induces relaxation and weakens inhibitions; is believed to induce people to talk freely