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[muh-thak-wuh-lohn, meth-uh-kwey-lohn, -kwol-ohn] /məˈθæk wəˌloʊn, ˌmɛθ əˈkweɪ loʊn, -ˈkwɒl oʊn/

noun, Pharmacology.
a nonbarbiturate sedative-hypnotic substance, C 1 6 H 1 4 N 2 O, used to induce sleep: also widely used as an illicit drug.
a nonbarbituate sedative drug used to treat stress and insomnia. Formula: C16H14N2O

hypnotic sedative drug, 1961, from meth(o)- + connecting particle -a- + qu(in)a(zo)lone.

methaqualone meth·a·qua·lone (měth’ə-kwā’lōn’)
A potentially habit-forming drug used as a sedative and hypnotic.


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