HyperDic: barbiturate

English > 1 sense of the word barbiturate:
NOUNartifactbarbiturateorganic compound having powerful soporific effect
barbiturate > pronunciation
Soundsbaarbih'cheraht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > barbiturate: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningorganic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal.
NarroweramobarbitalA barbiturate with sedative and hypnotic effects
barbital, veronal, barbitone, diethylbarbituric acid, diethylmalonylureaA barbiturate used as a hypnotic
mephobarbital, MebaralA long-acting crystalline barbiturate (trade name Mebaral) used as a sedative and as an anticonvulsant in the treatment of epilepsy
pentobarbital sodium, pentobarbital, Nembutal, yellow jacketA barbiturate (trade name Nembutal) used as a sedative and hypnotic and antispasmodic
secobarbital sodium, secobarbital, Seconal, red devilbarbiturate that is a white odorless slightly bitter powder (trade name Seconal) used as a sodium salt for sedation and to treat convulsions
sodium thiopental, phenobarbital, phenobarbitone, Luminal, purple heartA long-acting barbiturate used as a sedative
thiopental, thiopental sodium, thiopentobarbital sodium, Pentothalbarbiturate that is a hygroscopic powder (trade name Pentothal) that is a strong barbiturate that acts rapidly
Broadersedative-hypnotic, sedative-hypnotic drugA sedative that depresses activity of the central nervous system and reduces anxiety and induces sleep
Spanishbarbitúrico
Catalanbarbitúric

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