PCP may refer to:

In medicine and pharmaceutics:

  • Phencyclidine, a recreational drug known by a number of street names including PCP, angel dust, embalming fluid, and rocket fuel
  • Primary care physician, a doctor who acts as first point of consultation for patients
  • Primary care paramedic
  • Pneumocystis pneumonia, a form of pneumonia caused by the yeast-like fungus
  • Post-coital pill, a form of emergency contraception
  • Pharmacy Council of Pakistan

In politics:

  • Paraguayan Communist Party
  • Partido Comunista del Peru, also known as Shining Path
  • Personal Choice Party, Utah
  • Peruvian Communist Party
  • Portuguese Communist Party
  • Proletarian Catalan Party
  • Puerto Rican Communist Party

In science:

  • Parallel coordinate plot, a method for visualizing multivariate data
  • PCP theorem, a theorem in computational complexity theory
  • Pentachlorophenol, an organochlorine compound used as a timber preservative herbicide, insecticide, fungicide and algaecide
  • Priority ceiling protocol, a computer science concept
  • Probabilistically checkable proof (complexity), a notion in the theory of computational complexity
  • Put–call parity, in financial mathematics a relationship between the price of a call option and a put option

In technology:

  • Performance Co-Pilot, an open-source performance monitoring system
  • Post correspondence problem, an important problem in computability theory
  • Pre-charged pneumatic, a type of air gun
  • Priority Code Point, a three-bit priority field within an Ethernet frame header when using IEEE 802.1q tagged frames.


  • "Faster/P.C.P.", a single by Manic Street Preachers, from their 1994 album The Holy Bible
  • Purple City Productions, a Harlem-based rap group
  • Personal contract purchase, a vehicle financing product
  • Principia Cybernetica Project, an organization and website devoted to evolutionary-cybernetic philosophy
  • Perfect Crime Party, a fictional manga in Bakuman

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List Of Misconceptions About Illegal Drugs - LSD - Babysitter Places Baby in The Oven While High On LSD
... have occurred when an Ohio man high on PCP allegedly tried to put his 28 day old son into a conventional oven, only to be stopped in time by the child's mother ... very drunk and high on marijuana that he believed was likely laced with PCP he was also sleep deprived from working ... reported cases of psychotic violence under the influence of PCP (see below) ...
Philippine College Of Physicians - Regional Chapters
... The College has twelve regional chapters nationwide PCP Northern Luzon Chapter PCP Northwestern Luzon Chapter PCP Northeastern Luzon Chapter PCP Central Luzon Chapter PCP Southern Luzon Chapter PCP Bicol ...
List Of Misconceptions About Illegal Drugs - PCP - Superhuman Strength
... Some reports cite a widely held belief that PCP can give its users "superhuman" strength for the duration of its effects,and there are several anecdotes alleging this phenomenon ... However, while PCP commonly results in psychotic symptoms (to one degree or another) coupled with inability to feel pain, thereby making users feel invincible and appear to have "superhuman ... that occasionally results from use of PCP as well as various stimulants such as cocaine and amphetamines ...
PMPM - Characteristics - Types of Capitation
... between a managed care organization (MCO) and primary care physician (PCP), in which the PCP is paid directly by the MCO for those enrolled members who have selected the physician as ... Secondary Capitation A relationship arranged by the MCO between a PCP and a secondary or specialist provider, such as an X-ray facility or ancillary facility such as a Durable Medical Equipment supplier ...
PTPRU - PCP-2 Expression During Development
... PCP-2 is expressed in the developing mouse nervous system ... PCP-2 was also detected in the developing inner nuclear layer of the retina, in the olfactory epithelium of the nasal cavities, and in the meningeal coverings of the brain ... In the developing chick nervous system, PCP-2 mRNA is expressed in the ventral midline of the neural tube and in the border between the midbrain and ...