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hallucinogen

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

Simple Definition of hallucinogen

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hallucinogen

  1. :  a substance that induces hallucinations

hallucinogenic play \-ˌlü-sə-nə-ˈje-nik\ adjective or noun

Origin of hallucinogen

hallucination + -o- + -gen


First Known Use: 1954


HALLUCINOGEN Defined for Kids

hallucinogen

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

Definition of hallucinogen for Students

  1. :  a drug that causes hallucinations

hallucinogenic \hə-ˌlü-sə-nə-ˈje-nik\ adjective



Medical Dictionary

hallucinogen

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noun hal·lu·ci·no·gen \hə-ˈlüs-ən-ə-jən\

Medical Definition of hallucinogen

  1. :  a substance and especially a drug that induces hallucinations





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