Bufotenine meaning

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A poisonous hallucinogenic alkaloid, C12 H16 N2 O, obtained from the skin glands of toads of the genus Bufo or from some mushrooms.
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A poisonous hallucinogenic alkaloid, C12H16N2O, extracted from toadstools and the skin glands of toads (genus Bufo) or made synthetically.
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A toxic hallucinogenic alkaloid, C12 H16 N2 O, obtained from the skin glands of toads of the genus Bufo or from some mushrooms.
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(organic chemistry) An alkaloid, found in the skins of some toads, related to serotonin.
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Origin of bufotenine

  • French bufoténine Latin būfō toad probably Latin tenēre to hold (because of its paralyzing effect) ten- in Indo-European roots French -ine -ine –ine2
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition