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112. How do you pronounce the word for the type of drug that acts as central nervous system depressant and is used as a sedative or hypnotic? (Please do not look up the word in a dictionary before answering this question.)
     a. barbituate (78.77%)
     b. barbiturate (12.10%)
     c. I don't use either of these (7.98%)
     d. other (1.15%)
     (10667 respondents)

All Results

Choice a: barbituate

Choice b: barbiturate

Choice c: I don't use either of these

Choice d: other