ibogaine[ī′bō gā′ēn′, -in; ī bō′gā ēn′, i bō′-]
ibogaine definition by Webster's New World
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an alkaloid, CHNO, extracted from a tropical African shrub (Tabernanthe iboga) of the dogbane family, and acting as an antidepressant or stimulant: may cause hallucinations, paralysis, etc.
ibogaine definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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An alkaloid, C20H26N2O, that acts as a dopamine blocker and mitigates depression and the symptoms of withdrawal from narcotics, cocaine, and heroin.
Origin: French ibogaïne, from New Latin (Tabernanthē) iboga, species name of shrub in whose root it is found, from Myene (Bantu language of Gabon).
ibogaine - Medical Definition
A white powdery substance that can act as a hallucinogen, a memory stimulant, or a dopamine blocker that acts by stemming the craving for heroin and cocaine without causing dependency.