Sir John, 1899–1970, English conductor.
Sir John. 1899–1970, English conductor of the Hallé Orchestra (1943–68)
a barbiturate compound, C 7 O 3 N 2 H 12 , formerly used as a hypnotic. Historical Examples barbital was introduced into medicine under the proprietary name veronal, and was manufactured in Germany by Friedr. The Propaganda for Reform in Proprietary Medicines, Vol. 2 of 2 Various The Council took up the substance in […]
barbital. noun a long-acting barbiturate used medicinally, usually in the form of the sodium salt, as a sedative or hypnotic
chronic poisoning caused by the excessive use of phenobarbital, secobarbital, or other derivative of barbituric acid. barbiturism bar·bi·tu·rism (bär-bĭch’ə-rĭz’əm, bär’bĭ-tur’ĭz’əm, -tyur’-) n. Chronic poisoning caused by any of the derivatives of barbituric acid.