methaqualone

methaqualone
n. non-barbiturate compound used as a sedative and hypnotic, drug used to induce sleep, pharmaceutical depressant

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  • Methaqualone — Méthaqualone Méthaqualone Général Nom IUPAC 2 methyl 3 o tolyl 4(3H) quinazolinone; 3,4 dihydro 2 methyl 4 oxo 3 o tolylquinazoline; 2 methyl 3 (2 methylphenyl) 4 (3H …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Méthaqualone — Général Nom IUPAC 2 méthyl 3 o tolyl 4(3H) quinazolinone; 3,4 dihydro 2 méthyl 4 oxo 3 o tolylquinazoline; 2 méthyl 3 (2 méthylphényl) 4 (3H) quinazolinone …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Methaqualone — Systematic (IUPAC) name 2 methyl 3 o tolyl 4(3H) quinazolinone; 3,4 dihydro 2 methyl 4 oxo 3 o tolylquinazoline; 2 methyl 3 (2 methylphenyl) 4 (3H) quinazolinone …   Wikipedia

  • methaqualone — hypnotic sedative drug, 1961, from meth(o) + connecting particle a + qu(in)a(zo)lone …   Etymology dictionary

  • methaqualone — [meth ak′wə lōn΄] n. [ METH(O) + a + qu(in)a(zo)lone] a white, crystalline powder, C16H14N2O, used in the form of its hydrochloride salt as a sedative and hypnotic …   English World dictionary

  • Methaqualone in popular culture — Main article: Methaqualone The following list is of references to Methaqualone in popular culture. Entries should either refer to an article that includes sources for these references or include footnotes to reliable sources to demonstrate the… …   Wikipedia

  • methaqualone — noun Etymology: meth + a (of unknown origin) + quinoline + azole + one Date: 1961 a sedative and hypnotic nonbarbiturate drug C16H14N2O that is habit forming compare quaalude …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • methaqualone — /meuh thak weuh lohn , meth euh kway lohn, kwol ohn/, n. Pharm. a nonbarbiturate sedative hypnotic substance, C16H14N2O, used to induce sleep: also widely used as an illicit drug. [1960 65; METH(YL) + a of uncert. derivation + qu(in)a(zo)l(in)one …   Universalium

  • methaqualone — noun A sedative drug that has effects similar to barbiturates. Also used recreationally …   Wiktionary

  • methaqualone — A sedative and hypnotic, also a drug of abuse; available as the hydrochloride. * * * meth·aqua·lone me thak wə .lōn n a sedative and hypnotic nonbarbiturate drug C16H14N2O that is habit forming see QUAALUDE * * …   Medical dictionary

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