|1.||a colourless to light yellow insoluble crystalline compound used as an anthelmintic for livestock and in insecticides. Formula: C12H9NS|
|2.||any of several drugs derived from phenothiazine and used as strong tranquillizers and in the treatment of schizophrenia|
phenothiazine phe·no·thi·a·zine (fē'nō-thī'ə-zēn', -nə-)
A yellow organic compound used in veterinary anthelmintics. Also called thiodiphenylamine.
Any of a group of drugs derived from this compound and used as tranquilizers in the treatment of psychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia.
|phenothiazine (fē'nō-thī'ə-zēn') Pronunciation Key
widely used anthelmintic (worming agent) in veterinary medicine. Phenothiazine is an organic compound effective against a broad range of parasites in cattle, horses, poultry, sheep, and swine. A highly toxic drug, it is not recommended for human use and is not effective in dogs or cats
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