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pentobarbital

[ pen-tuh-bahr-bi-tawl, -tal ]
/ ˌpɛn təˈbɑr bɪˌtɔl, -ˌtæl /
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noun Pharmacology.
a barbiturate, C11H17N2O3, used as a hypnotic and as a sedative.
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Origin of pentobarbital

1930–35; pent- + -o- + barbital
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