psychotomimetic


psy·choto·mi·met·ic

adjective \sī-ˌkä-tō-mə-ˈme-tik, -mī-\

Definition of PSYCHOTOMIMETIC

:  of, relating to, involving, or inducing psychotic alteration of behavior and personality <psychotomimetic drugs>
psychotomimetic noun
psy·choto·mi·met·i·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of PSYCHOTOMIMETIC

psychotic + -o- + mimetic
First Known Use: 1956

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