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psilocybin

División en sílabas: psil·o·cy·bin
Pronunciación: /ˌsīlōˈsībən
 
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Definición de psilocybin en inglés:

sustantivo

Chemistry
A hallucinogenic alkaloid, found in some toadstools.
Example sentences
  • LSD use also produces tolerance for other hallucinogenic drugs such as psilocybin and mescaline, but not to drugs such as marijuana, amphetamines, and PCP, which do not act directly on the serotonin receptors affected by LSD.
  • Some hallucinogens, such as PCP and MDMA are addictive, while others, such as LSD, psilocybin, and mescaline are not.
  • His chapter on psychedelics begins with the modern history of such drugs, with sections then devoted to brief discussions of the subjective effects of LSD, psilocybin, mescaline, DMT, ayahuasca, MDMA, and marijuana.

Origen

1950s: from modern Latin Psilocybe (genus name), from Greek psilos 'bald' + kubē 'head'.

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