dimethyltryptamine

[ dahy-meth-uh l-trip-tuh-meen, -min ]
/ daɪˌmɛθ əlˈtrɪp təˌmin, -mɪn /

noun Pharmacology.

a hallucinogenic drug, C12H16N2, with an action of short duration. Abbreviation: DMT

Origin of dimethyltryptamine

First recorded in 1965–70; dimethyl + tryptamine
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British Dictionary definitions for dimethyltryptamine

dimethyltryptamine

/ (daɪˌmiːθaɪlˈtrɪptəmɪn, -ˌmɛθɪl-) /

noun

a hallucinogenic agent that may trigger the onset of psychosis or emotional problems in predisposed individualsAbbreviation: DMT
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Medicine definitions for dimethyltryptamine

dimethyltryptamine

[ dī-mĕth′əl-trĭptə-mēn′ ]

n.

DMT.
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