Definition of Physeptone in English:

Physeptone

Line breaks: Phy|sep¦tone
Pronunciation: /fʌɪˈsɛptəʊn
 
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noun

  • trademark for methadone.
    More example sentences
    • Nothing works except gear or Phy (Physeptone, a brand of methadone, which is a heroin substitute).
    • She has to take 30 tablets of Physeptone every day just to have some quality of life.

Origin

1940s: of unknown origin.

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