- (of a substance or drug) tending to produce symptoms like those of a psychosis; hallucinatory.
Origin of psychotomimetic
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- (of drugs such as LSD and mescaline) capable of inducing psychotic symptoms
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- Tending to induce hallucinations, delusions, or other symptoms of a psychosis. Used of a drug.
- A psychotomimetic drug, such as LSD.
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