perphenazine

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noun per·phe·na·zine \(ˌ)pər-ˈfē-nə-ˌzēn, -ˈfe-\

Definition of perphenazine

  1. :  a phenothiazine tranquilizer C21H26ClN3OS that is used especially to control psychotic symptoms (such as anxiety and agitation)

Origin and Etymology of perphenazine

blend of piperazine and phen-


First Known Use: 1957


Medical Dictionary

perphenazine

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noun per·phen·a·zine \(ˌ)pər-ˈfen-ə-ˌzēn\

Medical Definition of perphenazine

  1. :  a phenothiazine tranquilizer C21H26ClN3OS used especially to control symptoms (as anxiety, agitation, and delusions) of psychotic conditions


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