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Definition of "salvinorin" []

  • Any of several structurally-related compounds found in the Salvia divinorum plant, of which only salvinorin A is known to be active in humans. (noun)

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Use "salvinorin" in a sentence
  • "In a study funded by the National Institutes of Health, Matthew Johnson of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and colleagues gave four physically and mentally healthy paid subjects the drug known as salvinorin A."
  • "The salvia plant is gaining popularity and can now be found in many forms, such as salvinorin extract which comes in varying strengths."
  • ""Its primary psychoactive constituent is a diterpenoid known as salvinorin A, [6] [7] which is a potent κ-opioid receptor agonist."