Definition of Barbitone

1. Noun. A barbiturate used as a hypnotic.




Definition of Barbitone

1. Noun. barbital ¹

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Definition of Barbitone

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Barbitone

1. A long-acting barbiturate that depresses most metabolic processes at high doses. It is used as a hypnotic and sedative and may induce dependence. Barbital is also used in veterinary practice for central nervous system depression. Pharmacological action: gaba modulators, sedatives, barbiturate. Chemical name: 2,4,6(1H,3H,5H)-Pyrimidinetrione, 5,5-diethyl- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barbitone

barbettes
barbican
barbicans
barbicel
barbicels
barbie
barbiero
barbiers
barbies
barbigerous
barbing
barbital
barbitals
barbitoi
barbiton
barbitone (current term)
barbitones
barbitos
barbiturate
barbiturates
barbituric
barbituric acid
barbiturism
barble
barbles
barbless
barbola
barbolas
barbosalite
barbotage

Literary usage of Barbitone

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1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"l; soluble barbitone, 10-31 g./l.) Glycerol (20 ml./i) was mixed with the buffer before use. The following voltages gave adequate separation for ..."

2. The Chemistry of Synthetic Drugs by Percy May (1918)
"Special mention must be made of Veronal (diethyl-malonyl- urea, also known as diethyl barbituric acid and barbitone), which has attained a very great ..."

3. A Treatise on Pharmacy for Students and Pharmacists by Charles Caspari, Evander Francis Kelly (1920)
"... which latter is then decomposed with hydrochloric acid. The acid is official in the British Pharmacopoeia under the name barbitone. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... barbitone], the large double-necked bass lute much used during the i6th and i7th centuries as general bass in the orchestra. The body of the theorbo was ..."

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