psychotogen

[ sahy-kot-uh-juh n, -jen ]
/ saɪˈkɒt ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn /

noun

a substance that causes a psychotic reaction.

Nearby words

  1. psychotechnology,
  2. psychotherapeutics,
  3. psychotherapist,
  4. psychotherapy,
  5. psychotic,
  6. psychotogenic,
  7. psychotomimetic,
  8. psychotoxic,
  9. psychotronic,
  10. psychotropic

Origin of psychotogen

First recorded in 1955–60; psychot(ic) + -o- + -gen

Related formspsy·chot·o·gen·ic, adjective

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Medicine definitions for psychotogenic

psychotogenic

[ sī-kŏt′ə-jĕnĭk ]

adj.

Inducing psychosis, as a hallucinogenic drug.

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