[ muh-thak-wuh-lohn, meth-uh-kwey-lohn, -kwol-ohn ]
/ məˈθæk wəˌloʊn, ˌmɛθ əˈkweɪ loʊn, -ˈkwɒl oʊn /
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a nonbarbiturate sedative-hypnotic substance, C16H14N2O, used to induce sleep: also widely used as an illicit drug.
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British Dictionary definitions for methaqualone
/ (ˌmɛθəˈkweɪləʊn) /
a nonbarbituate sedative drug used to treat stress and insomnia. Formula: C 16 H 14 N 2 O
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Medical definitions for methaqualone
[ mĕth′ə-kwā′lōn′ ]
A potentially habit-forming drug used as a sedative and hypnotic.
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