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bar·bi·tu·rate(bär-bĭch′ər-ĭt, -ə-rāt′, bär-bĭch′ə-wĭt)
Any of a group of barbituric acid derivatives that act as central nervous system depressants and are used as sedatives or hypnotics.
(Medicine) a derivative of barbituric acid, such as phenobarbital, used in medicine as a sedative, hypnotic, or anticonvulsant
bar•bi•tu•rate(bɑrˈbɪtʃ ər ɪt, -əˌreɪt; ˌbɑr bɪˈtʊər ɪt, -eɪt, -ˈtyʊər-)
any of a group of barbituric acid derivatives, used in medicine as sedatives and hypnotics.
Any of a group of drugs that reduce the activity of the nervous system and are used as sedatives. Barbiturates are highly addictive.
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|Noun||1.||barbiturate - organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal|
amobarbital - a barbiturate with sedative and hypnotic effects; used to relieve insomnia and as an anticonvulsant
barbital, barbitone, diethylbarbituric acid, diethylmalonylurea, veronal - a barbiturate used as a hypnotic
Mebaral, mephobarbital - a long-acting crystalline barbiturate (trade name Mebaral) used as a sedative and as an anticonvulsant in the treatment of epilepsy
Nembutal, pentobarbital, pentobarbital sodium, yellow jacket - a barbiturate (trade name Nembutal) used as a sedative and hypnotic and antispasmodic
red devil, secobarbital, secobarbital sodium, Seconal - barbiturate that is a white odorless slightly bitter powder (trade name Seconal) used as a sodium salt for sedation and to treat convulsions
sedative-hypnotic, sedative-hypnotic drug - a sedative that depresses activity of the central nervous system and reduces anxiety and induces sleep
Luminal, phenobarbital, phenobarbitone, sodium thiopental, purple heart - a long-acting barbiturate used as a sedative
barbiturate[bɑːˈbɪtjʊrɪt] N → barbitúrico m
barbiturate[bɑːrˈbɪtjərɪt] n (= drug) → barbiturique m
barbiturate[bɑːˈbɪtjʊrɪt] n → barbiturico
n. barbitúrico, hipnótico, sedante.