Mescaline

Mescaline or 3,4,5-trimethoxyphenethylamine is a naturally occurring psychedelic alkaloid of the phenethylamine class, known for its hallucinogenic effects similar to those of LSD and psilocybin. It shares strong structural similarities with the catecholamine dopamine. It occurs naturally in the peyote cactus (Lophophora williamsii), the San Pedro...
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mescaline

<chemical> 3,4,5-trimethoxyphenethylamine. Hallucinogenic alkaloid isolated from the flowering heads (peyote) of lophophora (formerly anhalonium) williamsii, a mexican cactus used in indian religious rites and as an experimental psychotomimetic. Among its cellular effects are agonist actions at some types of serotonin receptors. It has no acc...
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mescaline

(mes´kә-lēn) a poisonous alkaloid derived from the flowering heads (mescal buttons) of a Mexican cactus; it is a hallucinogen, producing hallucinations of sound and color.
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mescaline

peyote noun the hallucinatory alkaloid that is the active agent in mescal buttons
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Mescaline

Hallucinogenic drug derived from the peyote cactus. The effective human dosage is 200â€`400 milligrams (3.75 mg/kg), with the effects lasting for up to twelve hours. Users typically experience visual hallucinations and radically altered states of consciousness, often experienced as pleasurable and illuminating but occasionally as accompanied by ...
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mescaline

mescaline (mes'kulun) , perception-altering substance found in peyote. See hallucinogenic drug.
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mescaline

naturally occurring alkaloid, the active principle contained in the flowering heads of the peyote (q.v.) cactus (species Lophophora williamsii) of ... [5 related articles]
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mescaline

Psychedelic drug derived from a small, spineless cactus Lophophora williamsii of northern Mexico and the southwest USA, known as peyote. The tops (called mescal buttons), which scarcely appear above ground, are dried and chewed, or added to alcoholic drinks. Mescaline is a crystalline alkaloid C11H
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mescaline

Type: Term Pronunciation: mes′kă-līn Definitions: 1. The most active alkaloid present in the buttons of the mescal cactus, Lophophora williamsii. Mescaline produces psychotomimetic effects similar to those produced by LSD: alteration in mood, changes in perception, reveries, visual hallucinations, delusions, depersonalization, mydri...
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mescaline

[n] - the hallucinatory alkaloid that is the active agent in mescal buttons
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