lysergic acid

noun
ly·​ser·​gic acid | \lə-ˈsər-jik-, (ˌ)lī-\

Definition of lysergic acid 

: a crystalline acid C16H16N2O2 from ergotic alkaloids also : lsd

First Known Use of lysergic acid

1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lysergic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary lys- + ergot + -ic entry 1

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lysergic acid

noun
ly·​ser·​gic acid | \lə-ˌsər-jik-, (ˌ)lī- \

Medical Definition of lysergic acid 

: a crystalline acid C16H16N2O2 that is an ergotic alkaloid also : lsd

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