barbituric acid

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barbituric acid

 [bahr″bi-tu´rik]
the parent substance of the barbiturates, not itself a central nervous system depressant.

bar·bi·tu·ric ac·id

(bar'bi-chūr'ik as'id),
A crystalline dibasic acid from which barbital and other barbiturates are derived; has no sedative action.
Synonym(s): malonylurea

barbituric acid

/bar·bi·tur·ic ac·id/ (bahr-bĭ-tūr´ik) the parent substance of the barbiturates, not itself a central nervous system depressant.

barbituric acid

(bär′bĭ-to͝or′ĭk, -tyo͝or′-)
n.
An acidic pyrimidine derivative, C4H4O3N2, used in the manufacture of barbiturates and some plastics.

bar·bi·tu·ric ac·id

(bar'bi-chūr'ik as'id)
A nonsedating crystalline dibasic acid from which barbital and other barbiturates are derived.

barbituric acid

a compound, C4H4N2O3, the parent substance of barbiturate.