psychomimetic

adjective

psy·​cho·​mi·​met·​ic ˌsī-kō-mə-ˈmet-ik, -mī- How to pronounce psychomimetic (audio)
: producing effects (as hallucinations or paranoid delusions) that resemble or are identical with psychotic symptoms
psychomimetic drugs like mescaline

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“Psychomimetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/psychomimetic. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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