lysergic acid diethylamide

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lysergic acid diethylamide:

see LSDLSD
or lysergic acid diethylamide
, alkaloid synthesized from lysergic acid, which is found in the fungus ergot (Claviceps purpurea). It is a hallucinogenic drug that intensifies sense perceptions and produces hallucinations, mood changes, and changes in the
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lysergic acid diethylamide

[lə′sərjik ¦as·əd dī‚eth·əl′am·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C15H15N2CON(C2H5)2 A psychotomimetic drug synthesized from compounds derived from ergot. Abbreviated LSD; LSD-25.
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