Definition of Tuinal in English:

Tuinal

Line breaks: Tu¦inal
Pronunciation: /ˈt(j)uːɪnal
 
, -nəl/

noun

[mass noun] Medicine , • trademark
  • A sedative and sleep-inducing drug consisting of a combination of two barbiturates.
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    • Over a period of years she was prescribed the barbiturate-based medication, Tuinal, for her depression.
    • And he deduced Tuinal poisoning by seeing a capsule of Tuinal stuck between the patient toes!
    • Barbiturates are sleeping pills and include Tuinal, Seconal and Nembutal.

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