lysergic acid

lysergic acid
The d-isomer is a cleavage product of alkaline hydrolysis of ergot alkaloids; occurs as shiny crystals, slightly soluble in water; a psychotomimetic.
- l. amide a psychotomimetic agent present in Rivea corymbosa and Ipomoea tricolor; possesses less hallucinogenic potency than does l. diethylamide. SYN: ergine, lysergamide.
- l. diethylamide (LSD) peripherally, a serotonin antagonist; 1 to 2 μg per kg induces hallucinatory states of a visual rather than auditory nature; its use may precipitate psychoses; it has been occasionally used in the treatment of chronic alcoholism and psychotic disorders. SYN: lysergide.
- l. monoethylamide a psychotomimetic agent present in Rivea corymbosa and Ipomoea tricolor; possesses less hallucinatory potency than does l. diethylamide.

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ly·ser·gic acid lə-.sər-jik-, (.)lī- n a crystalline acid C16H16N2O2 that is an ergotic alkaloid also LSD

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ly·ser·gic ac·id (li-surґjik) a constituent of the ergot alkaloids obtained by hydrolysis.

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  • lysergic acid — [lʌɪ sə:dʒɪk] noun Chemistry a crystalline compound prepared from natural ergot alkaloids or synthetically, from which the drug LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) can be made. Origin 1930s: lysergic from (hydro)lys(is) + erg(ot) + ic …   English new terms dictionary

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  • Lysergic acid hydroxyethylamide — Systematic (IUPAC) name 9,10 didehydro N (1 hydroxyethyl) 6 methylergoline 8 carboxamide Clinical data …   Wikipedia

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  • lysergic acid di|eth|yl|am|ide — «dy EHTH uh LAM yd», a hallucinogenic compound of lysergic acid that produces temporary symptoms of schizophrenia. It is a derivative of an acid obtained from ergot. Formula: C20H25N3O Abbr: LSD (no periods) …   Useful english dictionary

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