[lahy-sur-jik, li-] /laɪˈsɜr dʒɪk, lɪ-/

noun, Chemistry.
a crystalline solid, C 16 H 16 N 2 O 2 , obtained from or synthesized: used in the synthesis of LSD.
/lɪˈsɜːdʒɪk; laɪ-/
a crystalline compound with a polycyclic molecular structure: used in medical research. Formula C16H16N2O2

lysergic acid ly·ser·gic acid (lĭ-sûr’jĭk, lī-)
A crystalline alkaloid derived from ergot and used in medical research as a psychotomimetic agent.
lysergic acid
(lĭ-sûr’jĭk, lī-)
A crystalline alkaloid that is a major constituent of ergot. It is used in medical research to induce hallucinations, delusions, and other symptoms of psychosis. The drug LSD is a derivative of lysergic acid. Chemical formula: C16H16N2O2.


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