gamma hydroxybutyrate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gamma hydroxybutyrate a club drug available in liquid or powder form is taken orally (frequently combined with alcohol); used to incapacitate individuals for the commission of sexual assault and rape
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Usage


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Wray later tested positive for gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB), a drug commonly ingested by bodybuilders , court records show.
Also known as the pharmaceutical form of GHB (short for gamma-hydroxybutyrate), it is none other than the infamous date rape drug (and was the poison in some very dangerous Chinese-made toys).
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