bufotenine

noun

bu·​fo·​ten·​ine ˌbyü-fə-ˈten-ˌēn, -ən How to pronounce bufotenine (audio)
variants or bufotenin
: a toxic hallucinogenic alkaloid C12H16N2O that is obtained especially from poisonous secretions of toads and from some mushrooms and has hypertensive and vasoconstrictor activity

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“Bufotenine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bufotenine. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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