MDMA


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MDMA

 (ĕm′dē-ĕm-ā′)
n.
A drug, C11H15NO2, that is chemically related to amphetamine and mescaline and was formerly used in psychotherapy but is now illegal. It is used illicitly for its ability to induce euphoria, relaxation, and heightened empathy.

[m(ethylene)d(ioxy)m(eth)a(mphetamine).]

MDMA

abbreviation for
(Recreational Drugs) 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine. Also called (informal): ecstasy

MDMA

methylene dioxymethamphetamine: an amphetamine derivative, C11H15NO2, that was used in psychotherapy until it was banned in the U.S. in 1985: now used illicitly as a hallucinogen and mood-enhancer.
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Noun1.MDMA - a stimulant drug that is chemically related to mescaline and amphetamine and is used illicitly for its euphoric and hallucinogenic effectsMDMA - a stimulant drug that is chemically related to mescaline and amphetamine and is used illicitly for its euphoric and hallucinogenic effects; it was formerly used in psychotherapy but in 1985 it was declared illegal in the United States; "MDMA is often used at parties because it enables partygoers to remain active for long periods of time"
cristal, disco biscuit, hug drug, XTC, go, Adam, ecstasy, X - street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
club drug - a controlled substance that is usually taken by young people at dance clubs and raves
Translations

MDMA

V. methylene dioxymethamphetamine.
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