phenothiazine

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noun phe·no·thi·a·zine \ˌfē-nō-ˈthī-ə-ˌzēn\

Definition of phenothiazine

  1. 1 :  a greenish-yellow crystalline compound C12H9NS used as an anthelmintic and insecticide especially in veterinary practice

  2. 2 :  any of various phenothiazine derivatives (such as chlorpromazine) that are used as tranquilizing agents especially in the treatment of schizophrenia

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phenothiazine

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noun phe·no·thi·azine \ˌfē-nō-ˈthī-ə-ˌzēn\

Medical Definition of phenothiazine

  1. 1:  a greenish yellow crystalline compound C12H9NS used as an anthelmintic and insecticide especially in veterinary practice—called also thiodiphenylamine

  2. 2:  any of various phenothiazine derivatives (as chlorpromazine) that are used as tranquilizing agents especially in the treatment of schizophrenia


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