dimethyltryptamine

noun
di·​meth·​yl·​tryp·​ta·​mine | \ ˌdī-ˌme-thəl-ˈtrip-tə-ˌmēn How to pronounce dimethyltryptamine (audio) \

Definition of dimethyltryptamine

: a naturally occurring or easily synthesized hallucinogenic drug C12H16N2 that is chemically similar to but shorter acting than psilocybin

called also DMT

Examples of dimethyltryptamine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Enter the substance 5-methoxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine, known popularly as 5-MeO-DMT or toad. David E. Carpenter, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2021 Police suspected residents were manufacturing dimethyltryptamine, Rentfrow said. Bruce Finley, The Denver Post, 24 Nov. 2019 Its primary active ingredient is dimethyltryptamine (DMT). Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, 19 Nov. 2019 Deputies executed a search warrant and found numerous chemicals used to make dimethyltryptamine, or DMT. Robin Goist, cleveland, 27 Sep. 2019 Some of them are excited by studies that suggest its active component, N,N-dimethyltryptamine, or DMT, may help with addiction and post-traumatic stress disorder. The Economist, 14 June 2019 The analysis revealed traces of bufotenine, benzoylecgonine (BZE) and cocaine (likely from coca leaf), dimethyltryptamine (DMT), harmine, and possibly psilocin, a chemical component of psychedelic mushrooms. Erin Blakemore, National Geographic, 6 May 2019 The potion contains dimethyltryptamine, a powerful hallucinogen that is legal in Peru only as part of spiritual exercises. Samantha Schmidt, BostonGlobe.com, 24 Apr. 2018 The potion contains dimethyltryptamine (DMT), a powerful hallucinogen that is only legal in Peru as part of spiritual exercises. Author: Samantha Schmidt, Anchorage Daily News, 23 Apr. 2018

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1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Dimethyltryptamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dimethyltryptamine. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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dimethyltryptamine

noun
di·​meth·​yl·​tryp·​ta·​mine | \ -ˈtrip-tə-ˌmēn How to pronounce dimethyltryptamine (audio) \

Medical Definition of dimethyltryptamine

: 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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