tetrabarbital etymology

English word tetrabarbital comes from English tetra- (Four.), English barbital

Detailed word origin of tetrabarbital

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tetra- English (eng) Four.
barbital English (eng) The first commercially marketed barbiturate, used as a hypnotic drug until the mid-1950s.
tetrabarbital English (eng) A barbiturate derivative used as a hypnotic.

Words with the same origin as tetrabarbital

Descendants of tetra-
carbon tetrachloride silver tribromide tellurium tetraiodide tetrabasic tetraborate tetrachloride tetrachromacy tetrachromatic tetradelphous tetradelphy tetraene tetrafluoride tetranitro tetranucleosome tetraparalogous tetrapartite tetraphobia tetraquark tetrasialic tetrasilicide tetrasodium tetrastarch tetrasulfonated uranium tetraiodide