methaqualone[met̸h ak′wə lōn′]
methaqualone definition by Webster's New World
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a white, crystalline powder, CHNO, used in the form of its hydrochloride salt as a sedative and hypnotic
Origin: meth(o)- plush -a- plush qu(in)a(zo)lone
methaqualone definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A potentially habit-forming drug, C16H14N2O, formerly used as a sedative and hypnotic.
Origin: meth(yl) + qu(in)a(zo)l(inon), a derivative of quinoline + -one.
methaqualone - Medical Definition
A potentially habit-forming drug used as a sedative and hypnotic.