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muscimol

Line breaks: mus|ci¦mol
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌskɪmɒl/

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Definition of muscimol in English:

noun

[mass noun] Chemistry
A narcotic and hallucinogenic compound found in the fly agaric and other fungi.
  • An alkaloid related to oxazole; chemical formula: C4H6N2O2

Origin

1960s: from modern Latin muscaria (see muscarine) + im(ine) + -ol.

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