secobarbital

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sec·o·bar·bi·tal

 (sĕk′ō-bär′bĭ-tôl′, -tăl′)
n.
A white odorless barbiturate, C12H18N2O3, used in the form of its sodium salt as a sedative and hypnotic.

secobarbital

(ˌsɛkəʊˈbɑːbɪˌtæl)
n
(Pharmacology) pharmacol an anaesthetic and sedative drug derived from barbiturate
Also called: quinalbarbitone

sec•o•bar•bi•tal

(ˌsɛk oʊˈbɑr bɪˌtɔl, -ˌtæl)

n.
a white, odorless, slightly bitter powder, C12H18N2O3, used as a sedative and hypnotic.
[1950–55; Seco(nal) trademark of a secobarbital + barbital]
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Noun1.secobarbital - barbiturate that is a white odorless slightly bitter powder (trade name Seconal) used as a sodium salt for sedation and to treat convulsions
barbiturate - organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal