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Medical Dictionary


noun phen·cy·cli·dine
\(ˈ)fen-ˈsik-lə-ˌdēn, -ˈsī-klə-, -dən\

Medical Definition of PHENCYCLIDINE

:  a piperidine derivative used chiefly in the form of its hydrochloride C17H25N·HCl especially as a veterinary anesthetic and sometimes illicitly as a psychedelic drug to induce vivid mental imagery—called also angel dust, PCP


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