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Medical Term:

oxybarbiturates

Pronunciation: ok'se-bar-bit'yu-rats

Definition: Hypnotics of the barbiturate group in which the atom attached at the carbon-2 position is oxygen; virtually all hypnotic barbituates are oxybarbituates.

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