Definitions for "Barbiturate"
a drug that produces sedation, hypnosis, anesthesia or sleep.
Central nervous system depressant. Some barbiturates may be used before surgery to relieve anxiety or tension. In addition, some are used as anticonvulsants.
drug within a family of depressants derived from barbituric acid and used as a sedative-hypnotic and antiepileptic medication” ( Levinthal, 293).
Keywords:  riboflavin
organic compound having powerful soporific effect; overdose can be fatal