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phenothiazine

Syllabification: phe·no·thi·a·zine
Pronunciation: /ˌfēnōˈTHīəzēn
 
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Definition of phenothiazine in English:

noun

Chemistry
1.1 Psychiatry Any of a group of derivatives of phenothiazine with tranquilizing properties, used as tranquilizers in the treatment of mental illness.
Example sentences
  • However, the data presented suggest that some photosensitizing effect in humans is possible, although lower than that exerted by other drugs such as quinolone antibiotics, anti-inflammatory drugs or phenothiazines.
  • The systemic use of phenothiazines, a class of neuroleptic drugs used in the therapy of mental disorders, such as schizophrenia, organic psychoses and other mental disorders, is known to induce photosensitization of the skin.
  • The finding that phenothiazines reduce the incidence of cancer in humans generated a broad range of experimental studies, which confirmed their antitumor, cancer-chemopreventive and antimutagenic activities.

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