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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.
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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
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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
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phe·no·bar·bi·tal

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

n fenobarbital m
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Divergence times based on fast and slow evolving loci were estimated from Nei's (1972) genetic distance (D) (see Gardenal et al., 1990).
O perfil socioprofissional dos enfermeiros desse estudo apresentou consonancia com outras pesquisas brasileiras (GARDENAL et al., 2002; BARBOSA; CARVALHO; Oliveira, 2008), os quais caracterizaram-se por profissionais com idade entre 24 e 37 anos, casados, atuacao em 2 ou mais instituicoes de saude, com 2 ou mais anos de formacao.
S'en est suivie la rupture du Gardenal, qui faut -- il le souligner, est un medicament tres utilise dans les crises d'epilepsie.
The karyotype of individuals assigned to both of these haplogroups is the same and includes a diploid count of 2N = 64 (Gardenal et al.
Un segundo grupo es el de los anticonvulsivos, 13 casos (11%), entre los que se encuentran el fenobarbital (Gardenal) en 9 casos, psicotropico usado tambien como sedante e hipnotico, reemplazado por las benzodiacepinas desde 1955, seguido por fenitoina (Epamin) en 3 casos y pirimidona (Mysoline) en 1 caso.
(15.) Balbi M, Donadon V, Ghersetti M, Grazioli S, Della Valentina G, Gardenal R, et al.