See energy vampire
- Phantom pregnancy
noun 1. the occurrence of signs of pregnancy, such as enlarged abdomen and absence of menstruation, when no embryo is present, due to hormonal imbalance Also called false pregnancy, pseudopregnancy Technical name pseudocyesis
noun 1. an employee bonus expressed as the cash value of a specified amount of company stock to be received at a future date, meant to create employee interest in raising stock prices without giving any stock away.
- Phantom tumor
phantom tumor n. An accumulation of fluid in the interlobar spaces of the lung occurring as a result of congestive heart failure and appearing radiologically as a neoplasm.
- Phantom withdrawal
noun 1. the unauthorized removal of funds from a bank account using an automated teller machine