Definition of Psychotomimetic

1. Adjective. (pharmacology) That induces a temporary state of altered perception and symptoms similar to those of psychosis (such as hallucinations). ¹



2. Noun. (pharmacology) A psychotomimetic drug (such as LSD). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Psychotomimetic

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Psychotomimetic

psychotherapeutics
psychotherapies
psychotherapist
psychotherapists
psychotherapy
psychotherapy group
psychothriller
psychothrillers
psychotic
psychotic belief
psychotic depression
psychotic person
psychotically
psychotics
psychotomimesis
psychotomimetic (current term)
psychotomimetics
psychotronic
psychotronics
psychotropic
psychotropic agent
psychotropics
psychovisually
psychovitalism
psychovitalistic
psychowarfare
psychozoic
psychro-
psychrometer
psychrometers

Literary usage of Psychotomimetic

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1. Drug Abuse and Drug Abuse Research (1991): The Third Triennial Report to edited by MaryLouise Embrey, Christine R. Hartel (1999)
"Tripathi and coworkers (1987) demonstrated that the most consistent effect of cannabi noids, both psychotomimetic and non- psychotomimetic, was to increase ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Mescaline itself is listed only as "Exptl psychotomimetic agent," which affords little clue as to its mode of action. The search, however, associates ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"( —)- A'-Tetrahydrocannabinol [(-)-Д'-ТНС] (I) and its isomer (—)-Д1(б)-ТНС (II) are believed to be the compounds responsible for both the psychotomimetic ..."

4. My Tiny Life: Crime and Passion in a Virtual World by Julian Dibbell (1998)
"... the residents felt too much like trying to navigate a cocktail party under the influence of various psychotomimetic drugs. Besides, even under the best ..."

5. Management & Therapy of Sickle Cell Disease edited by Clarice D. Reid, Samuel Charace, Bertram Lubin (1997)
"... are agonist-antagonists and may induce withdrawal symptoms or psychotomimetic effects. Nonnarcotic analgesics are used to treat mild-to-moderate pain. ..."

6. Moon-o-theism: Religion of a War and Moon God Prophet, Volume II of II by Yoel Natan (2006)
"Encyclopedia Britannica states: A hallucinogenic drug may lead to experiences that resemble psychoses, in which case it is called psychotomimetic; ..."

7. Nicotine in Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco Products Is a Drug and These edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"Antagonism by cholinergic drugs of behavioural effects in cats of an anticholinergic psychotomimetic drug and enhancement by nicotine. Neuropharmacology. ..."

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