phenethylamine

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phenethylamine

(fĕn′ĕth′ə-lə-mēn′, -lăm′ən)

phenethylamine

(fen-eth′ĭl-ă-mēn″)
Any of a class of toxic, controlled, and sometimes addictive central nervous system stimulants that suppress appetite and induce euphoria or hallucinations. Members of this class include amphetamines and methamphetamines.

phenethylamine

a toxic substance in North American mistletoe, Phoradendron villosum.
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