psychotropic

adjective psy·cho·tro·pic \ ˌsī-kə-ˈtrō-pik \

Definition of psychotropic

:acting on the mind
  • psychotropic drugs

psychotropic

noun

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First Known Use of psychotropic

1948


PSYCHOTROPIC Defined for English Language Learners

psychotropic

adjective

Definition of psychotropic for English Language Learners

  • : having an effect on how the mind works


Medical Dictionary

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psychotropic

adjective psy·cho·tro·pic \ ˌsī-kə-ˈtrō-pik \

medical Definition of psychotropic

:acting on the mind
  • psychotropic drugs

2

psychotropic

noun

medical Definition of psychotropic

:a psychotropic substance (as a drug)

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