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phe·no·bar·bi·tal

 (fē′nō-bär′bĭ-tôl′, -tăl′)
n.
A long-acting barbiturate, C12H12N2O3, used medicinally as a sedative, hypnotic, and anticonvulsant, sometimes in the form of its sodium salt.

phenobarbital

(ˌfiːnəʊˈbɑːbɪtəl) or

phenobarbitone

n
(Pharmacology) a white crystalline derivative of barbituric acid used as a sedative for treating insomnia and as an anticonvulsant in epilepsy. Formula: C12H12N2O3

phe•no•bar•bi•tal

(ˌfi noʊˈbɑr bɪˌtɔl, -ˌtæl, -nə-)

n.
a white, crystalline powder, C12H12N2O3, used as a sedative, a hypnotic, and as an antispasmodic in epilepsy.
[1915–20]
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Noun1.phenobarbital - a long-acting barbiturate used as a sedative
barbiturate - organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal
Translations

phe·no·bar·bi·tal

n. fenobarbital, hipnótico, sedante, nombre comercial Luminal.

phenobarbital

n fenobarbital m
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Julio NB, Chiappero MB, Rossi HJ, Dueoas JCR, Gardenal CN.