[fen-sahy-kli-deen, -sik-li-] /fɛnˈsaɪ klɪˌdin, -ˈsɪk lɪ-/
an anesthetic drug, C 1 7 H 2 5 N, used as an animal tranquilizer: also widely used in several forms as an illicit hallucinogen.
phencyclidine phen·cy·cli·dine (fěn-sī’klĭ-dēn’, -dĭn, -sĭk’lĭ-)
Abbr. PCP A drug used as an anesthetic in veterinary medicine and illegally as a hallucinogen.
[feen] /fin/ noun, Biology. 1. any characteristic of an individual organism that is genetically determined. as an element in names of chemicals derived from benzene, from French phène, proposed 1836 by French scientist Auguste Laurent as an alternative name for “benzene” because it had been found in coal tar, a byproduct of the manufacture of […]
[fen-l-zeen] /ˈfɛn lˌzin/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a potent monoamine oxidase inhibitor, C 8 H 1 2 N 2 , used to treat certain kinds of depression. phenelzine phen·el·zine (fěn’əl-zēn’) n. A monoamine oxidase inhibitor used especially in the form of its sulfate as an antidepressant.
- Phenethicillin potassium
phenethicillin potassium phe·neth·i·cil·lin potassium (fə-něth’ĭ-sĭl’ĭn) n. A semisynthetic oral penicillin preparation that is stable in gastric acid and is rapidly but only partially absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.
[fen-eth-uh l] /fɛnˈɛθ əl/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a colorless, viscous, slightly water-soluble liquid, C 8 H 1 0 O, having a faint roselike odor: used chiefly in perfumery.