psychotomimetic

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adjective psy·choto·mi·met·ic \sī-ˌkä-tō-mə-ˈme-tik, -mī-\

Definition of psychotomimetic

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

psychotomimetic

noun

psychotomimetically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of psychotomimetic

psychotic + -o- + mimetic


First Known Use: 1956


Medical Dictionary

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psychotomimetic

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adjective psy·choto·mi·met·ic \sī-ˌkät-ō-mə-ˈmet-ik, -mī-\

Medical Definition of psychotomimetic

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

psychotomimetically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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psychotomimetic

noun psy·choto·mi·met·ic

Medical Definition of psychotomimetic

  1. :  a psychotomimetic agent (as a drug)


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