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Medical Term:

psychotomimetic

Pronunciation: si-kot'o-mi-met'ik

Definition:

  1. A drug or substance that produces psychological and behavioral changes resembling those of psychosis; LSD.
  2. Denoting such a drug or substance.

Synonym(s): psychosomimetic

[psychosis + G. mimetikos, imitative]

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