Medical Dictionary

taraxein

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noun ta·rax·e·in \tə-ˈrak-sē-ən\

Medical Definition of taraxein

  1. :  a substance originally reported to have been isolated from the blood of schizophrenics and to cause schizophrenic behavior but not chemically characterized or confirmed by later workers attempting to replicate the results


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