amobarbital

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amobarbital

amobarbital (ămˌōbärˈbĭtäl), drug that acts as a nervous system depressant. See barbiturate.
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amobarbital

[‚am·ō′bär·bə·təl]
(pharmacology)
C11H18N2O3 A white, crystalline powder with a bitter taste and a melting point of 156-161°C; soluble in alcohol; used in medicine.
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