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butabarbital sodium

[byoo-tuh-bahr-bi-tawl, -tal]
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noun Pharmacology.
  1. a barbiturate, C10H15N2NaO3, used as a sedative and hypnotic.

Origin of butabarbital sodium

based on the names of the chemical components butyl and barbituric acid
Also called sodium butabarbital.
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