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dimethyltryptamine

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noun di·meth·yl·tryp·ta·mine \-ˈtrip-tə-ˌmēn\

Definition of dimethyltryptamine

  1. :  a naturally occurring or easily synthesized hallucinogenic drug C12H16N2 that is chemically similar to but shorter acting than psilocybin —called also DMT



1966

First Known Use of dimethyltryptamine

1966


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dimethyltryptamine

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noun di·meth·yl·tryp·ta·mine \-ˈtrip-tə-ˌmēn\

Medical Definition of dimethyltryptamine

  1. :  a naturally occurring or easily synthesized hallucinogenic drug C12H16N2 that is chemically similar to but shorter acting than psilocybin—called also DMT




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