Definition of perphenazine in English:

perphenazine

Pronunciation /pəˈfɛnəziːn/

noun

Pharmacology
  • An antipsychotic drug of the phenothiazine class, used also as an anti-emetic.

    Chemical name: 2-{4-[3-(2-chlorophenothiazin-10-yl)propyl]piperazin-1-yl}ethanol; C₂₁H₂₆ClN₃OS.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Journal of Pharmacological and Experimental Therapeutics. From per- + phen- and -azine.