noun Etymology: barbituric + -al (as in Veronal, trademark for barbital) Date: 1919 a crystalline barbiturate C8H12N2O3 used as a sedative and hypnotic often in the form of its soluble sodium salt

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  • Barbital — Systematic (IUPAC) name 5,5 diethylpyrimidine 2,4,6(1H,3H,5H) trione Clinical data MedlinePlus …   Wikipedia

  • barbital — [ barbital ] n. m. • 1959; de barbit(urique) et suff. al ♦ Pharmacol. Barbiturique hypnotique et sédatif à action lente. ⇒ véronal, et aussi phénobarbital. Des barbitals. ● barbital nom masculin Barbiturique hypnotique à longue durée d action. (C …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • barbital — barbitál s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  BARBITÁL s.n. (med.) Hipnotic barbituric cu acţiune de lungă durată. [< fr. barbital]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  BARBITÁL s. n. hipnotic… …   Dicționar Român

  • barbital — ☆ barbital [bär′bi tôl΄, bär′bital΄ ] n. [ BARBIT(URIC ACID) + AL] diethylbarbituric acid, C8H12N2O3, a drug in the form of a white powder, used as a hypnotic and sedative: it is habit forming and toxic …   English World dictionary

  • Barbital — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Barbital Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Barbital — estructura química del Barbital. Veronal (o Medinal, barbital, barbitone, barbiturato dietílico, dietilmalonilurea) es el nombre comercial del primer sedativo y somnífero del grupo de los barbitúricos. Fue introducido en el mercado a principios… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Barbital — Bar|bi|tal [Kurzw. aus ↑ Barbitursäure u. ↑ al (2)], das; s, e; Syn.: 5,5 Diethylbarbitursäure, Veronal®: farblose, bitter schmeckende Kristalle, Smp. 188–192 °C, Verwendung als Puffersubstanz (früher auch als Schlafmittel). Die Endung barbital… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • barbital — /bahr bi tawl , tal /, n. Pharm. a barbiturate compound, C7O3N2H12, formerly used as a hypnotic. [1915 20; BARBIT(URIC ACID) + (VERON)AL] * * * …   Universalium

  • barbital — noun The first commercially marketed barbiturate, used as a hypnotic drug until the mid 1950s. Syn: barbitone, diethylbarbituric acid, diethylmalonyl urea …   Wiktionary

  • barbital — An obsolescent hypnotic and sedative; available as b. sodium (soluble b.), with the same uses; often used as a buffer. SYN: 5,5 diethylbarbituric acid, Veronal. * * * bar·bi·tal bär bə .tȯl, .tal n a crystalline barbiturate C8H12N2O3 formerly… …   Medical dictionary

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