psilocin

[ sil-uh-sin, sahy-luh- ]
/ ˈsɪl ə sɪn, ˈsaɪ lə- /

noun Biochemistry.

a psilocybin metabolite with strong hallucinogenic potency, produced after ingestion of the mushroom Psilocybe mexicana.

Origin of psilocin

First recorded in 1955–60; psiloc(ybin) + -in2
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Medicine definitions for psilocin

psilocin

[ sĭlə-sĭn, sīlə- ]

n.

A potent hallucinogenic compound related to psilocybin.

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