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hal·lu·ci·no·gen

 (hə-lo͞o′sə-nə-jən)
n.
A substance that induces hallucination.


hal·lu′ci·no·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.

hallucinogen

(həˈluːsɪnəˌdʒɛn)
n
(Pharmacology) any drug, such as LSD or mescaline, that induces hallucinations

hal•lu•ci•no•gen

(həˈlu sə nə dʒən)

n.
a substance that produces hallucinations.
[1950–55; hallucin (ation) + -o- + -gen]
hal•lu`ci•no•gen′ic (-ˈdʒɛn ɪk) adj.

hal·lu·cin·o·gen

(hə-lo͞o′sə-nə-jən)
A drug or chemical that causes a person to see, hear, or otherwise sense something that is not real.

hallucinogen

a substance that induces hallucinations. — hallucinogenic, adj.
See also: Drugs
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hallucinogen - a psychoactive drug that induces hallucinations or altered sensory experienceshallucinogen - a psychoactive drug that induces hallucinations or altered sensory experiences
LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide - a powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid
mescaline, peyote - the hallucinatory alkaloid that is the active agent in mescal buttons
angel dust, phencyclidine, phencyclidine hydrochloride, PCP - a drug used as an anesthetic by veterinarians; illicitly taken (originally in the form of powder or `dust') for its effects as a hallucinogen
psilocin, psilocybin - a hallucinogenic compound obtained from a mushroom
consciousness-altering drug, mind-altering drug, psychoactive drug, psychoactive substance - a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptions
salvinorin - a hallucinogen obtained from Salvia divinorum

hallucinogen

noun
A substance that affects the central nervous system and is often addictive:
Informal: dope.
Translations

hallucinogen

[həˈluːsɪnəˌdʒen] Nalucinógeno m

hallucinogen

[həˈluːsɪnədʒɛn] nhallucinogène m

hal·lu·ci·no·gen

n. alucinógeno, droga que produce alucinaciones o desvaríos, tal como LSD, peyote, mescalina y otras.

hallucinogen

n alucinógeno
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