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[huh-loo-suh-nuh-juh n] /həˈlu sə nə dʒən/

a substance that produces .
any drug, such as LSD or mescaline, that induces hallucinations

“drug which induces hallucinations,” 1954, from stem of hallucination + -gen.

hallucinogen hal·lu·ci·no·gen (hə-lōō’sə-nə-jən)
A substance that induces hallucination.
hal·lu’cin·o·gen’ic (-jěn’ĭk) adj.
A drug or chemical that causes a person to have hallucinations. Mescaline, LSD, and psilocybin are hallucinogens.
hallucinogen [(huh-looh-suh-nuh-juhn)]

A substance or drug that can cause hallucinations.


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