PCP

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Slang. phencyclidine.

Origin of PCP

1
perhaps p(hen)c(yclidine) + (peace) p(ill), an earlier designation

PCP

2

primary-care physician.
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British Dictionary definitions for pcp

PCP

abbreviation for

Also called: informal angel dust p henyl c yclohexyl p iperidine (phencyclidine); a depressant drug used illegally as a hallucinogen
Pneumocystis carinii pneumoniaSee pneumocystis
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Word Origin and History for pcp

pcp

1977, from phenocyclidine.

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Medicine definitions for pcp

PCP

abbr.

phencyclidine
primary care physician

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