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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation pneumocystis pneumonia
  • noun Phencyclidine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a drug originally taken in the form of powder ("dust") for its hallucinogenic effects.

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  • abbreviation chemistry Phencyclidine
  • abbreviation organic chemistry Pentachlorophenol
  • initialism biochemistry peptidyl carrier protein
  • initialism mathematics probabilistically checkable proof
  • initialism healthcare primary care physician
  • initialism medicine pneumocystis pneumonia

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
  • noun a drug used as an anesthetic by veterinarians; illicitly taken (originally in the form of powder or `dust') for its effects as a hallucinogen

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From the chemical name p(henyl)c(yclohexyl)p(iperidine).]

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