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Ruck CA, Bigwood J, Staples D, Ott J, Wasson RG. 
J Psychedelic Drugs. 1979 Jan-Jun 24;11(1-2):145-6.
Describes the authors' combining two Greek root words to coin the term "entheogen"--meaning to generate an experience of the divine--as an ethnographic term describing the psychoactive plants and compounds used for spiritual purposes in ancient and contemporary practices; conceived of as a replacement for the words hallucinogen and psychedelic, which the authors find problematic for reasons presented within the article.
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