ibotenic acid

noun
ibo·​te·​nic acid | \ ˌī-bō-ˌtē-nik- How to pronounce ibotenic acid (audio) \

Medical Definition of ibotenic acid

: a neurotoxic compound C5H6N2O4 that is structurally similar to kainic acid and is found especially in fly agaric

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