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ly·ser·gic acid(lĭ-sûr′jĭk, lī-)
A crystalline alkaloid, C16H16N2O2, derived from ergot and used in medical research as a psychotomimetic agent.
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lysergic acid(lɪˈsɜːdʒɪk; laɪ-)
(Elements & Compounds) a crystalline compound with a polycyclic molecular structure: used in medical research. Formula C16H16N2O2
[C20: from (hydro)lys(is) + erg(ot) + -ic]
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ly•ser′gic ac′id(laɪˈsɜr dʒɪk, lɪ-)
a crystalline solid, C16H16N2O2, obtained from ergot or synthesized: used in the synthesis of LSD.
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|Noun||1.||lysergic acid - a crystalline acid often used in medical research; obtained from ergotic alkaloids|
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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