psychotogen

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

noun

a substance that causes a psychotic reaction.

Origin of psychotogen

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

Related forms

psy·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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