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embalming fluid

1. slang for liquid PCP or a liquid containing PCP. See fry.

2. the mixture of formaldehyde and other chemicals used to preserve dead bodies. This mixture may be a drug of abuse, although the actual frequency of such abuse is unknown, and many investigators believe that the substance called “embalming fluid” by drug dealers or users is nearly always PCP.

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psychobiography

n. a form of biographical literature that offers a psychological profile or analysis of an individual’s personality in addition to the usual account of his or her life and experiences. —psychobiographical adj.