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Definition of Hallucinogenic

Hallucinogenic: 1. As an adjective: Producing hallucinations. From hallucino- + -genic, a word ending meaning producing. 2. As a noun: A drug that induces hallucinations. (This is incorrect usage; the noun is hallucinogen.)

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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