psilocin

psilocin

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psi·lo·cin 'sī-lə-sən n a hallucinogenic tertiary amine C12H16N2O obtained from a basidiomycetous fungus (Psilocybe mexicana)

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psi·lo·cin (siґlo-sin) a hallucinogenic compound found in some species of Psilocybe; its chemical structure and activity are similar to those of psilocybin.

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  • psilocin — [sī′lə sin, sil′əsin] n. [contr. < PSILOCYBIN] a hallucinogenic drug obtained from a fungus (Psilocybe mexicana) …   English World dictionary

  • Psilocin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Name Psilocin Andere Nam …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Psilocin — drugbox IUPAC name = 4 Hydroxy N,N dimethyl tryptamine CAS number = 520 53 6 ATC prefix = ATC suffix = PubChem = 4980 C=12 | H=16 | N=2 | O=1 molecular weight = 204.27 g/mol smiles = OC1=CC=CC2=C1C(CCN(C)C)=CN2 melting point = 173 melting high =… …   Wikipedia

  • psilocin and psilocybin — ▪ drug       hallucinogenic principles contained in certain mushrooms (mushroom) (notably two Mexican species, Psilocybe mexicana and Stropharia cubensis). Hallucinogenic mushrooms used in religious ceremonies by the Indians of Mexico were… …   Universalium

  • psilocin — /sil euh sin, suy leuh /, n. Biochem. a psilocybin metabolite with strong hallucinogenic potency, produced after ingestion of the mushroom Psilocybe mexicana. [1955 60; PSILOC(YBIN) + IN2] * * * …   Universalium

  • psilocin — noun 4 hydroxy dimethyltryptamine, a hallucinogenic alkaloid found in most psychedelic mushrooms. See Also: psilocybin …   Wiktionary

  • psilocin — psi·lo·cin …   English syllables

  • psilocin — psi•lo•cin [[t]ˈsɪl ə sɪn, ˈsaɪ lə [/t]] n. pha biochem. a psilocybin metabolite with strong hallucinogenic potency produced after ingestion of the mushroom Psilocybe mexicana[/ex] • Etymology: 1955–60; psiloc (ybin) + in I …   From formal English to slang

  • psilocin — noun a hallucinogenic compound obtained from a mushroom • Syn: ↑psilocybin • Hypernyms: ↑hallucinogen, ↑hallucinogenic drug, ↑psychedelic drug, ↑psychodelic drug …   Useful english dictionary

  • psilocin and hallucinations —    see psilocybin and hallucinations …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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