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[p(henyl)c(yclohexyl)p(iperidine), its chemical name.]
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1. (Pharmacology) Also called: angel dust phenylcyclohexylpiperidine (phencyclidine); a depressant drug used illegally as a hallucinogen
2. (Recreational Drugs) Also called: angel dust phenylcyclohexylpiperidine (phencyclidine); a depressant drug used illegally as a hallucinogen
3. (Pathology) Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. See pneumocystis
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[perhaps p(hen)c(yclidine) + (peace) p(ill), an earlier designation]
2. pneumocystis pneumonia.
3. Primary Care Physician.
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|Noun||1.||PCP - a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability|
health profession - the body of individuals whose work helps to maintain the health of their clients
bonesetter - someone (not necessarily a licensed physician) who sets broken bones
electrologist - someone skilled in the use of electricity to remove moles or warts or hair roots
medical assistant - a person trained to assist medical professionals
nurse - one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
druggist, pharmacist, pill pusher, pill roller, apothecary, chemist - a health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
|2.||PCP - a drug used as an anesthetic by veterinarians; illicitly taken (originally in the form of powder or `dust') for its effects as a hallucinogen|
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PCP® N ABBR
1. (Drugs) =phencyclidine → fenciclidina f
2. (Med) =pneumocystis carinii pneumonia
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(Drugs) abbr of phencyclidine → PCP nt
(Med) abbr of pneumocystis carinii pneumonia → PCP f
(Chem) abbr of pentachlorophenol → PCP nt
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