barbituric

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

adjective Chemistry.

of or derived from barbituric acid.

Origin of barbituric

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