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PCP1

1.
Slang. phencyclidine.
Origin
perhaps p(hen)c(yclidine) + (peace) p(ill), an earlier designation

PCP2

2.
primary-care physician.
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British Dictionary definitions for PCP

PCP

abbreviation
1.
Also called (informal) angel dust. phenylcyclohexylpiperidine (phencyclidine); a depressant drug used illegally as a hallucinogen
2.
Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia See pneumocystis
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Word Origin and History for PCP

pcp

1977, from phenocyclidine.

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PCP in Medicine

PCP abbr.

  1. phencyclidine

  2. primary care physician

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Slang definitions & phrases for PCP

PCP

noun

Phencyclidine, an animal tranquilizer smoked as a narcotic; angel dust (1960s+ Narcotics)


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Related Abbreviations for PCP

PCP

  1. personal care physician
  2. phencyclidine
  3. pneumocystis pneumonia
  4. primary care physician
  5. primary care provider
  6. Progressive-Conservative Party
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