Pan

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Pan

(pan),
Genus of anthropoid apes that includes the gorilla and chimpanzee. Pan panisus and Pan troglodytes are chimpanzee species used in biologic experiments.
[G. myth. god of forest]

Pan,

Greek mythological god of the forest.
panic - extreme and unreasoning anxiety and fear.
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"As a consequence my mental health went down the pan and I became a season ticket holder in psychiatric hospitals."
"The Commonwealth Games went down the pan last year because I got injured and I retired.
Plaid pushed for an Assembly for Wales claiming it was that people wanted - really?This last election was therefore the biggest test of support for nationalism ever in Wales,and it went down the pan.