phe|no|bar|bi|tal «FEE noh BAHR buh tl, -tal; FEHN uh-», noun.
a white, crystalline powder, used chiefly in the form of phenobarbital sodium as a hypnotic or sedative. Phenobarbital is a barbiturate. Formula: C12H12N2O3

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  • phenobarbital — A long acting oral or parenteral sedative, anticonvulsant, and hypnotic; also available as a soluble sodium salt; also used in therapeutic management of epilepsy and induction of …   Medical dictionary

  • phenobarbitone — BrE,, AmE noun (U) a powerful drug that helps you to sleep …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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