having an altering effect on the mind, as tranquilizers, hallucinogens, etc.
Origin of psychotropicpsycho- + -tropic
a psychotropic drug
Having an altering effect on perception, emotion, or behavior. Used especially of a drug.
A psychotropic drug or other agent.
(comparative more psychotropic, superlative most psychotropic)
- (pharmacology) A psychotropic drug or agent.