psychotomimetic[sī kät′ō mī met′ik, -mi-]
designating or of certain drugs as LSD and mescaline, that produce hallucinations, symptoms of a psychotic state, and, sometimes, chromosomal breaks
Origin of psychotomimetic; from psychotic + -o- + mimetic
a psychotomimetic drug
Tending to induce hallucinations, delusions, or other symptoms of a psychosis. Used of a drug.
A psychotomimetic drug, such as LSD.
Origin of psychotomimeticAlteration of psychosomimetic (influenced by psychotic) : psychos(is) + mimetic.
- (pharmacology) A psychotomimetic drug (such as LSD).