Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

psilocin

[sil-uh-sin, sahy-luh-]
See more synonyms for psilocin on Thesaurus.com
noun Biochemistry.
  1. a psilocybin metabolite with strong hallucinogenic potency, produced after ingestion of the mushroom Psilocybe mexicana.
Show More

Origin of psilocin

First recorded in 1955–60; psiloc(ybin) + -in2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

psilocin in Medicine

psilocin

(sĭlə-sĭn, sīlə-)
n.
  1. A potent hallucinogenic compound related to psilocybin.
Show More
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.