HyperDic: pcp

English > 2 senses of the word PCP:
NOUNperson PCP, health professional, primary care provider, health care provider, caregivera person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability
artifactPCP, phencyclidine, phencyclidine hydrochloride, angel dusta drug used as an anesthetic by veterinarians
English > PCP: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who helps in identifying or preventing or treating illness or disability.
Synonymshealth professional, primary care provider, health care provider, caregiver
Member ofhealth professionThe body of individuals whose work helps to maintain the health of their clients
Narrowerbonesettersomeone (not necessarily a licensed physician) who sets broken bones
electrologistsomeone skilled in the use of electricity to remove moles or warts or hair roots
medical assistantA person trained to assist medical professionals
medical practitioner, medical mansomeone who practices medicine
nurseOne skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
pharmacist, druggist, chemist, apothecary, pill pusher, pill rollerA health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs
Broaderprofessional, professional personA person engaged in one of the learned professions
Spanishprofesional de la salud, profesional sanitario, sanitario
Catalanprofessional sanitari, sanitari
English > PCP: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA drug used as an anesthetic by veterinarians; illicitly taken (originally / originally in the form of powder or 'dust') for its effects as a hallucinogen.
Synonymsphencyclidine, phencyclidine hydrochloride, angel dust
Broaderhallucinogen, hallucinogenic drug, psychedelic drug, psychodelic drugA psychoactive drug that induces hallucinations or altered sensory experiences
Spanishfenciclidina
Catalanfenciclidina, pols d'angel, pols d'àngel

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