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amobarbital

 [am″o-bahr´bĭ-tal]
a barbiturate used as a short-acting sedative and hypnotic. Effects develop rapidly and the drug is eliminated more quickly than other barbiturates.
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am·o·bar·bi·tal

(am'ō-bar'bi-tahl),
A central nervous system depressant with an intermediate duration of action.
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amobarbital

(ăm′ō-bär′bĭ-tăl′, -bĭ-tôl′)
n.
A barbiturate, C11H18N2O3, used as a sedative and a hypnotic.
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amobarbital

Amytal® Therapeutics An intermediate-acting sedative barbiturate
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

amobarbital

Amylobarbitone, a barbiturate drug used for the short-term treatment of insomnia. A brand name is Amytal.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

am·o·bar·bi·tal

(amō-bahrbi-tahl)
A central nervous system depressant with an intermediate duration of action.
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During the acute phase of CD, parenteral amobarbital or lorazepam may be helpful especially if a traumatic event was recently experienced.
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A Wada (intracarotid sodium amobarbital test) showed language to be located on the left and a left temporal grid was recommended for language and precise seizure mapping.