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psychotomimetic

[sahy-kot-oh-muh-met-ik, -mahy-] /saɪˌkɒt oʊ məˈmɛt ɪk, -maɪ-/
adjective
1.
(of a substance or drug) tending to produce symptoms like those of a psychosis; hallucinatory.
Also, psychomimetic.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; psychot(ic) + -o- + mimetic
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British Dictionary definitions for psychotomimetic

psychotomimetic

/saɪˌkɒtəʊmɪˈmɛtɪk/
adjective
1.
(of drugs such as LSD and mescaline) capable of inducing psychotic symptoms
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psychotomimetic in Medicine

psychotomimetic psy·chot·o·mi·met·ic (sī-kŏt'ō-mə-mět'ĭk, -mī-)
adj.
Tending to induce hallucinations, delusions, or other symptoms of a psychosis. Used of a drug. n.
A psychotomimetic drug, such as LSD.

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