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Record 1 2008-04-14

English

Subject field(s)
  • Drugs and Drug Addiction
DEF

An analgesic-anesthetic used in veterinary medicine. Injected intravenously, it will produce a trancelike state of unconsciousness with analgesia.

OBS

angel dust: tobacco or other leaves sprayed with liquid phencyclidine.

Key term(s)
  • peace pill

French

Domaine(s)
  • Drogues et toxicomanie
DEF

Anesthésique retiré du marché en raison de sa nocivité et des troubles graves de la personnalité que son usage peut susciter.

OBS

pilules de la paix : appellation argotique de la PCP [...] lorsqu'elle se présente sous forme de comprimés [...]

Key term(s)
  • pilule de la paix

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Drogas y toxicomanía
OBS

Según la clasificación de sustancias psicoactivas, la fenciclidina es un alucinógeno.

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