lysergic acid amide

noun

Medical Definition of lysergic acid amide

: an ergotic alkaloid C16H17N3O with psychotomimetic properties less potent than those of LSD

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“Lysergic acid amide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lysergic%20acid%20amide. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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