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n. - Barbiturate that is a white odorless slightly bitter powder used as a sodium salt for sedation and to treat convulsions.

Usage examples (26)
  • Barbiturates such as Seconal depress the nervous system, and were made famous in Jacqueline Susann's 1966 novel
  • There's Seconal for sleeping and for mania there's Eskalith
  • Katy said, "If you've got enough Seconal, it's easy enough."
  • They pumped her stomach, determined that she had taken Seconal. for more
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