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psy·chot·o·mi·met·ic

 (sī-kŏt′ō-mə-mĕt′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.

[Alteration of psychosomimetic (influenced by psychotic) : psychos(is) + mimetic.]

psy·chot′o·mi·met′i·cal·ly adv.

psychotomimetic

(saɪˌkɒtəʊmɪˈmɛtɪk) or

psychosomimetic

adj
1. (Pharmacology) (of drugs such as LSD and mescaline) capable of inducing psychotic symptoms
2. (Psychiatry) (of drugs such as LSD and mescaline) capable of inducing psychotic symptoms

psy•chot•o•mi•met•ic

(saɪˌkɒt oʊ məˈmɛt ɪk, -maɪ-)

also psychomimetic



adj.
(of a substance or drug) tending to produce symptoms like those of a psychosis; hallucinatory.
[1955–60]
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