psychotomimetic

adjective
psy·​choto·​mi·​met·​ic | \ sī-ˌkä-tō-mə-ˈme-tik How to pronounce psychotomimetic (audio) , -mī- \

Definition of psychotomimetic

: of, relating to, involving, or inducing psychotic alteration of behavior and personality psychotomimetic drugs

Other Words from psychotomimetic

psychotomimetic noun
psychotomimetically \ sī-​ˌkä-​tō-​mə-​ˈme-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce psychotomimetic (audio) , -​mī-​ \ adverb

First Known Use of psychotomimetic

1956, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for psychotomimetic

psychotic + -o- + mimetic

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“Psychotomimetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/psychotomimetic. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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psychotomimetic

adjective
psy·​choto·​mi·​met·​ic | \ sī-ˌkät-ō-mə-ˈmet-ik, -mī- How to pronounce psychotomimetic (audio) \

Medical Definition of psychotomimetic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: of, relating to, involving, or inducing psychotic alteration of behavior and personality psychotomimetic drugs

Other Words from psychotomimetic

psychotomimetically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce psychotomimetic (audio) \ adverb

psychotomimetic

noun

Medical Definition of psychotomimetic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a psychotomimetic agent (as a drug)

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