WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
bar•bi•tur•ism  (bär bichə riz′əm),USA pronunciation n. [Pathol.]
  1. Pathologychronic poisoning caused by the excessive use of phenobarbital, secobarbital, or other derivative of barbituric acid.
Also,  barbitalism, bar•bi•tu•ism  (bär bichə riz′əm),USA pronunciation 
  • barbitur(ic) + -ism

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