Definition of Barbiturates

1. Noun. (plural of barbiturate) ¹



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Definition of Barbiturates

1. barbiturate [n] - See also: barbiturate

Medical Definition of Barbiturates

1. A class of chemicals derived from barbituric acid or thiobarbituric acid. Many of these are medically important as sedatives and hypnotics (sedatives, barbiturate), as anaesthetics, or as anticonvulsants. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barbiturates

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

Literary usage of Barbiturates

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1. Illicit Drug Use, Smoking and Drinking by America's High School Students by Lloyd D. Johnston, Patrick M. O'Malley, Jerald G. Bachman (1993)
"LU O. IQ- FIGURE 62 barbiturates: Trends in Annual Prevalence Among ... Others 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 barbiturates: Trends in Annual Prevalence Among Male ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Compared with their age and sex cohorts nationally, the medical students reported less use of marijuana, cocaine, cigarettes, LSD, barbiturates, ..."

3. Drugs of Abuseedited by Carol Gibson edited by Carol Gibson (1997)
"Although many individuals have taken barbiturates therapeu- tically without harm, concern about the addiction potential of barbiturates and the ..."

4. Drugs of Abuse (1996)edited by Carol Gibson edited by Carol Gibson (1996)
"barbiturates barbiturates (derivatives of barbituric acid) were first introduced ... More than 2500 barbiturates have been synthesized, and in the height of ..."

5. Essentials for Animal Research: A Primer for Research Personnel by B. Taylor Bennett (1996)
"barbiturates are potentiated by acidosis such as that which can be seen with respiratory ... barbiturates are controlled substances as defined by the Drug ..."

6. Prevention Plus III: Assessing Alcohol & Other Drug Prevention Programs at by Jean A. Linney, Abraham Wandersman (1993)
"Which of the following would be most dangerous to consume while barbiturates are in one's system? a. marijuana b. amphetamines c. alcohol d. LSD 33. ..."

7. Assessment and Treatment of Patients With Coexisting Mental Illness and by Richard Ries (1996)
"Alcohol, barbiturates, and the benzodiazepines can cause sedative-hypnotic intoxication, especially when taken in high doses. Psychomotor symptoms include ..."

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