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

  • n. A crystalline compound, C21H26ClN3OS, used as a tranquilizer especially in the treatment of psychosis and to prevent or alleviate nausea and vomiting.

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  • n. A potent anti-psychotic drug.

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  • n. tranquilizer and antidepressant (trade name Triavil) sometimes used as an antiemetic for adults

Etymologies

per- + phen(yl) + (piper)azine.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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