amobarbital

[am-oh-bahr-bi-tal, -tawl]

noun Pharmacology.

a colorless, crystalline barbiturate, C11H18N2O3, used chiefly as a sedative.

Origin of amobarbital

1945–50; am(yl) + -o- + barbital
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