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psy·cho·ac·tive

 (sī′kō-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Affecting the mind or mental processes. Used of a drug.

psychoactive

(ˌsaɪkəʊˈæktɪv)
adj
(Psychology) capable of affecting mental activity: a psychoactive drug.

psy•cho•ac•tive

(ˌsaɪ koʊˈæk tɪv)

adj.
of or pertaining to a substance that has a significant effect on mood or mental state.
[1960–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.psychoactive - affecting the mind or mood or other mental processes; "psychoactive drugs"
nonpsychoactive - not affecting the mind or mental processes; "a nonpsychoactive pain reliever"
Translations

psychoactive

[ˌsaɪkəʊˈæktɪv] ADJ psychoactive drugdroga f psicoactiva

psychoactive

[ˌsaɪkəʊˈæktɪv] adj [drug] → psychoactif/ive

psy·cho·ac·tive

a. psicoactivo-a, que afecta la condición mental.

psychoactive

adj psicoactivo
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