gamma hydroxybutyrate

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gamma hydroxybutyrate

(ˌɡæməhaɪˌdrɒksɪˈbjuːtɪreɪt)
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1. (Recreational Drugs) a substance that occurs naturally in the brain, used medically as a sedative but also as a recreational drug and alleged aphrodisiac: known as 'liquid ecstasy' when mixed with alcohol. Abbreviation: GHB
2. (Pharmacology) a substance that occurs naturally in the brain, used medically as a sedative but also as a recreational drug and alleged aphrodisiac: known as 'liquid ecstasy' when mixed with alcohol. Abbreviation: GHB
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Noun1.gamma hydroxybutyrate - a club drug available in liquid or powder form is taken orally (frequently combined with alcohol); used to incapacitate individuals for the commission of sexual assault and rape
club drug - a controlled substance that is usually taken by young people at dance clubs and raves
grievous bodily harm, liquid ecstasy, max, easy lay, Georgia home boy, goop, soap, scoop - street names for gamma hydroxybutyrate
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Using two commonly prescribed sleep aids - zolpidem and sodium oxybate (Xyrem) - Mednick, Kaestner and Wixted were able to tease apart the effects of sleep spindles and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep on the recall of emotional memories.
Using two commonly prescribed sleep aids -- zolpidem and sodium oxybate (Xyrem) -- Mednick, Kaestner and Wixted were able to tease apart the effects of sleep spindles and rapid eye movement (REM) sleep on the recall of emotional memories.