Definition of Tuinal in English:

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Tuinal

Pronunciation: /ˈto͞oəˌnôl/

noun

Medicine , trademark
A sedative and hypnotic drug consisting of a combination of the barbiturates amobarbital and secobarbital.
Example sentences
  • 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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