[pol-ee-druhg] /ˌpɒl iˈdrʌg/
being or pertaining to several used simultaneously, especially narcotics or addictive drugs:
a center for dealing with polydrug abuse.
involving or taking more than one kind of illegal drug: a poly-drug user
- Polydrug intoxication
noun See polydrug use
- Polydrug use
noun the use two or more psychoactive drugs in combination to achieve a particular effect Examples Polydrug use may have killed the actor. Word Origin 1971 Usage Note also polydrug intoxication , (n.)
polydysplasia pol·y·dys·pla·sia (pŏl’ē-dĭs-plā’zhə, -zhē-ə) n. Abnormal development in several types of tissue.
[pol-ee-i-lek-truh-lahyt] /ˌpɒl i ɪˈlɛk trəˌlaɪt/ noun, Chemistry. 1. an of high molecular weight, usually polymeric, either natural or synthetic. polyelectrolyte pol·y·e·lec·tro·lyte (pŏl’ē-ĭ-lěk’trə-līt’) n. An electrolyte, such as a protein or polysaccharide, having a high molecular weight.