secobarbital


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secobarbital

[‚se·kō′bär·bə‚tȯl]
(pharmacology)
C12H18N2O35-Allyl-5-(1-methylbutyl) barbituric acid, a short-acting barbiturate; white powder with bitterish taste; very soluble in alcohol and ether, slightly soluble in water; melts at 82°C; used as a sedative and hypnotic, frequently as the sodium derivative. Also known as quinolbarbitone; Seconal (trade name).
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A doctor might pilfer several red devils secobarbital sodium) for a friend.
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