pharmacopsychosis

noun
phar·​ma·​co·​psy·​cho·​sis | \ ˌfär-mə-kō-sī-ˈkō-səs How to pronounce pharmacopsychosis (audio) \
plural pharmacopsychoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce pharmacopsychoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of pharmacopsychosis

: addiction to a drug

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“Pharmacopsychosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pharmacopsychosis. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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