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n. - Organic compound having powerful soporific effect that is a white odorless slightly bitter powder used as a sodium salt for sedation and to treat convulsions.

Usage examples (11)
  • Then he was injected with secobarbital sodium, probably about two hours later.
  • The secobarbital would hit first, inducing unconsciousness, the strychnine would kill.
  • January 4, George Wiltsie and Duane Lindenaur, secobarbital sedated, mutilated and killed.
  • I tested some powder in it and got a home compound — sodium secobarbital, one part, one part strychnine. for more
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