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Medical Term:

deoxybarbiturate

Pronunciation: de-oks'e-bar-bit'yur-at

Definition: A barbiturate compound lacking the oxygen atom at the #2 position in the ring; example of a deoxybarbiturate is the antiepileptic drug, primidone.

See Also: barbiturate

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