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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Psychotropic" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Psychotropic
A psychoactive drug, psychopharmaceutical, or psychotropic is a chemical substance that changes brain function and results in alterations in perception, mood, or consciousness. - See link


Psychotropic in Spanish is Psicoactivo
Se considera psicoactivo a toda sustancia química de origen natural o sintético que al introducirse por cualquier vía (oral-nasal-intramuscular-intravenosa) ejerce un efecto directo sobre el sistema nervioso central (SNC), ocasionando cambios específicos a sus funciones; que está compuesto por el encefalo y la médula espinal, de los organismos vivos. Estas sustancias son capaces de inhibir el dolor, modificar el estado anímico o alterar las percepciones. - See link


More information about Psychotropic in other websites
Definition of Psychotropic in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Psychotropic in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Psychotropic - See link.
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