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Definition of "psilocin" []

  • A potent hallucinogenic compound, C12H16N2O, related to psilocybin. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "psilocin" in a sentence
  • "When orally ingested it is broken down to produce psilocin, which is responsible for hallucinogenic effects."
  • "He succeeded in synthesizing the active compounds in the Psilocybe mexicana mushroom, which he named psilocybin and psilocin."
  • "DOSAGE The standard dose of psilocybin or psilocin for a 150 lb person is a"