Definition of fluphenazine in US English:

fluphenazine

noun

Pharmacology
  • An antipsychotic drug of the phenothiazine class, which can be administered orally or by injection. [Systematic name: 2-(trifluoromethyl)-10-[3-[1(β-hydroxyethyl)-4-piperazinyl]propyl]phenothiazine; C22H26F3N3OS. A trademark for this drug is Prolixin.]

Origin

1950s. From flu- (in fluoro-) + phen- + -azine. Compare phenazine.

Pronunciation

fluphenazine

/fluːˈfɛnəziːn/