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psilocybin

 [si″lo-si´bin]
a hallucinogen having indole characteristics, isolated from the mushroom Psilocybe mexicana.

psi·lo·cy·bin

(sī'lō-sī'bin),
The N',N' -dimethyl derivative of 4-hydroxytryptamine; obtained from the fruiting bodies of the fungus Psilocybe mexicana and other species of Psilocybe and Stropharia. Psilocybin is a congener of 5-hydroxytryptamine, with striking central nervous system effects, and is readily hydrolyzed to 4-hydroxybufotenine; used as a hallucinogenic agent (and by native Mexicans to induce trances).
Synonym(s): indocybin

psilocybin

/psi·lo·cy·bin/ (si″lah-si´bin) a hallucinogen having indole characteristics, isolated from the mushroom Psilocybe mexicana.

psilocybin

(sĭl′ə-sī′bĭn, sī′lə-)
n.
A hallucinogenic compound, C12H17N2O4P, obtained from mushrooms chiefly of the genus Psilocybe.

psilocybin

[sī′lōsī′bin, -sib′in]
a psychedelic drug and an active ingredient of various Mexican hallucinogenic mushrooms of the genus Psilocybe mexicana. It can produce altered states of mood and consciousness and has no acceptable medical use in the United States. Psilocybin is controlled under Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, which bans the prescription of psilocybin and numerous other drugs and allows their procurement and use only for special research projects authorized by the Drug Enforcement Administration of the U.S. Department of Justice.

psi·lo·cy·bin

(sī'lō-sī'bin)
Fungal agent used as a hallucinogen (and by native Mexicans to induce trances).
Synonym(s): indocybin.

psilocybin

A powerfully hallucinogenic phosphorylated tryptamine present in the fungi contaminating some types of mushrooms, especially in Psilocybe mexicana . It is a powerful hallucinogenic drug with properties similar to those of LSD.

psilocybin

a hallucinogen having indole characteristics, isolated from the mushroom Psilocybe mexicana.
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