quinalbarbitone

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin quinque ‘five’ + allyl + barbitone.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kwɪnəlˈbɑːbɪtəʊn/

Noun[edit]

quinalbarbitone ‎(uncountable)

  1. (pharmacology) A sedative-hypnotic compound, 5-allyl-5-(1-methylbutyl)-barbituric acid, used to sedate patients before an operation.

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