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hallucinogen

noun hal·lu·ci·no·gen \hə-ˈlü-sə-nə-jən\

: a substance (such as a drug) that causes people to see or sense things that are not real : a substance that causes hallucinations

Full Definition of HALLUCINOGEN

:  a substance that induces hallucinations
hal·lu·ci·no·gen·ic \-ˌlü-sə-nə-ˈje-nik\ adjective or noun

Origin of HALLUCINOGEN

hallucination + -o- + -gen
First Known Use: 1954

hallucinogen

noun hal·lu·ci·no·gen \hə-ˈlüs-ən-ə-jən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HALLUCINOGEN

:  a substance and especially a drug that induces hallucinations

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