lysergic acid diethylamide

noun
lysergic acid di·​eth·​yl·​am·​ide | \ -ˌdī-ˌe-thə-ˈla-ˌmīd How to pronounce lysergic acid diethylamide (audio) \

Definition of lysergic acid diethylamide

: lsd

Examples of lysergic acid diethylamide in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 1938, Sandoz Pharmaceuticals chemist Albert Hofmann synthesized lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD). Rebecca Coffey, Forbes, 5 Apr. 2021 Psilocybin and lysergic acid diethylamide, better known as LSD, are now being evaluated in Phase 2 clinical trials for the treatment of depression. Shlomi Raz, STAT, 7 Jan. 2020 One of these Hoffman dubbed lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD-25. Ellen Ruppel Shell, BostonGlobe.com, 11 May 2018

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First Known Use of lysergic acid diethylamide

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Lysergic acid diethylamide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lysergic%20acid%20diethylamide. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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lysergic acid diethylamide

noun
lysergic acid di·​eth·​yl·​am·​ide | \ -ˌdī-ˌeth-ə-ˈlam-ˌīd How to pronounce lysergic acid diethylamide (audio) \

Medical Definition of lysergic acid diethylamide

: lsd

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