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PCP 1

 (pē′sē-pē′)
n.
Phencyclidine.

[p(henyl)c(yclohexyl)p(iperidine), its chemical name.]

PCP 2

abbr.
pneumocystis pneumonia

PCP

abbreviation for
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

PCP

1. phencyclidine.
[perhaps p(hen)c(yclidine) + (peace) p(ill), an earlier designation]
2. pneumocystis pneumonia.
3. Primary Care Physician.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.PCP - a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disabilityPCP - 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
medical man, medical practitioner - someone who practices medicine
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
professional, professional person - a person engaged in one of the learned professions
2.PCP - a drug used as an anesthetic by veterinariansPCP - a drug used as an anesthetic by veterinarians; illicitly taken (originally in the form of powder or `dust') for its effects as a hallucinogen
hallucinogen, hallucinogenic drug, psychedelic drug, psychodelic drug - a psychoactive drug that induces hallucinations or altered sensory experiences
Translations

PCP

® N ABBR
1. (Drugs) =phencyclidinefenciclidina f
2. (Med) =pneumocystis carinii pneumonia

PCP

(Drugs) abbr of phencyclidinePCP nt
(Med) abbr of pneumocystis carinii pneumoniaPCP f
(Chem) abbr of pentachlorophenolPCP nt

PCP

V. phencyclidine.