Seconal

[ sek-uh-nawl, -nal, -nl ]
/ ˈsɛk əˌnɔl, -ˌnæl, -nl /

Pharmacology, Trademark.

a brand of secobarbital.

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Medical definitions for Seconal

Seconal
[ sĕkə-nôl′, -năl′, -nəl ]

A trademark for the drug secobarbital.
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