Definition of Physeptone in English:

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Physeptone

Pronunciation: /fʌɪˈsɛptəʊn/

noun

Trademark for methadone.
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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Line breaks: Phy|sep¦tone

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