Definitions for secobarbitalˌsɛk oʊˈbɑr bɪˌtɔl, -ˌtæl

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  1. secobarbital sodium, secobarbital, Seconal, red devil(noun)

    barbiturate that is a white odorless slightly bitter powder (trade name Seconal) used as a sodium salt for sedation and to treat convulsions

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  1. secobarbital(Noun)

    Quinalbarbitone.

  2. Origin: From secondary + barbital.

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  1. Secobarbital

    Secobarbital sodium is a barbiturate derivative drug that was patented in 1934 in the US. It possesses anaesthetic, anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, sedative, and hypnotic properties. In the United Kingdom, it was known as Quinalbarbitone.

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  1. Secobarbital

    A barbiturate that is used as a sedative. Secobarbital is reported to have no anti-anxiety activity.

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