psycho chemical

psychochemical

[sahy-koh-kem-i-kuhl]
adjective
1.
pertaining to chemicals or drugs that affect the mind or behavior.
noun
2.
any such substance, especially when used as a chemical warfare agent.

Origin:
1955–60; psycho- + chemical

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psychochemical (ˌsaɪkəʊˈkɛmɪkəl)
 
n
1.  any of various chemical compounds whose primary effect is the alteration of the normal state of consciousness
 
adj
2.  of or relating to such chemical compounds

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psychochemical psy·cho·chem·i·cal (sī'kō-kěm'ĭ-kəl)
n.
A psychoactive drug or substance. adj.
Of or relating to psychochemicals.

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