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barbitone

[bahr-bi-tohn] /ˈbɑr bɪˌtoʊn/
noun, Pharmacology (chiefly British) .
1.
Origin of barbitone
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15; barbit(uric) + -one
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British Dictionary definitions for barbitone

barbitone

/ˈbɑːbɪˌtəʊn/
noun
1.
a long-acting barbiturate used medicinally, usually in the form of the sodium salt, as a sedative or hypnotic
Word Origin
C20: from barbit(uric acid) + -one
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