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bar•bi•tu•rate



Pronunciation: (bär-bich'ur-it, -u-rāt"; bär"bi-toor'it, -āt, -tyoor'-), [key]
n. Pharm.
any of a group of barbituric acid derivatives, used in medicine as sedatives and hypnotics.

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