phenothiazine


phe·no·thi·a·zine

noun \ˌfē-nō-ˈthī-ə-ˌzēn\

Definition of PHENOTHIAZINE

1
:  a greenish-yellow crystalline compound C12H9NS used as an anthelmintic and insecticide especially in veterinary practice
2
:  any of various phenothiazine derivatives (as chlorpromazine) that are used as tranquilizing agents especially in the treatment of schizophrenia

Origin of PHENOTHIAZINE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1894

phe·no·thi·azine

noun \ˌfē-nō-ˈthī-ə-ˌzēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHENOTHIAZINE

1
: a greenish yellow crystalline compound C12H9NS used as an anthelmintic and insecticide especially in veterinary practice—called also thiodiphenylamine
2
: any of various phenothiazine derivatives (as chlorpromazine) that are used as tranquilizing agents especially in the treatment of schizophrenia

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