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barbitone
American English: /ˈbɑrbəˌtoʊn/
British English: /ˈbɑːbɪtəʊn/

noun

  • uncountable (British English) barbital
    Example sentences
    • But realising the deer had not been shot, he called a vet who confirmed it had been put down by injection and would contain phenol barbitone drugs, which are dangerous.
    • Agarose gel electrophoresis was carried out in sodium barbitone buffer, 2 mM EDTA, pH 8.6, using a 1% agarose gel.
    • Fischer produced 5.5 - diethylbarbituric acid, a hypnotic and sedative known by the trade names Barbital, Veronal, and Dorminal.

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