psychosomimetic

psychosomimetic
psychosomimetˈic adjective
1. Of a drug, producing symptoms like those of mental illness
2. Referring to (eg drug-induced) changes in behaviour and personality resembling those due to psychosis
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Main Entry:psycho-

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psychosomimetic

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  • psychosomimetic — SYN: psychotomimetic …   Medical dictionary

  • psychotomimetic — 1. A drug or substance that produces psychologic and behavioral changes resembling those of psychosis; e.g., LSD. 2. Denoting such a drug or substance. SYN: psychosomimetic. [psychosis + G. mimetikos, imitative] * * * psy·choto·mi·met·ic sī .kät… …   Medical dictionary

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