barbituric

[ bahr-bi-too r-ik, -tyoo r- ]
/ ˌbɑr bɪˈtʊər ɪk, -ˈtyʊər- /

adjective Chemistry.

of or derived from barbituric acid.

Nearby words

  1. barbital,
  2. barbitalism,
  3. barbitone,
  4. barbiturate,
  5. barbiturates,
  6. barbituric acid,
  7. barbiturism,
  8. barbizon school,
  9. barbless,
  10. barbotage

Origin of barbituric

1865–70; < French barbiturique < German Barbitur(säure) barbituric acid (of obscure origin) + -ique -ic

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