cathinone


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cathinone

(kăth′ĭ-nōn′)
n.
1. An alkaloid, C9H11NO, that is present in fresh khat leaves and is a central nervous system stimulant. It is a controlled substance in the United States.
2. Any of several synthetic derivatives of this alkaloid that are used as drugs for their stimulating properties.