Definition of cannabinoid in English:

cannabinoid

Syllabification: can·nab·i·noid
Pronunciation: /ˈkanəbəˌnoid, kəˈnabə-
 
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noun

Chemistry
  • Any of a group of closely related compounds that include cannabinol and the active constituents of cannabis.
    More example sentences
    • The term cannabinoid refers to chemicals found exclusively in these cannabis plants.
    • THC, the main cannabinoid that causes a high, interacts with non-psychoactive cannabinoids, mainly cannabidiol and cannabinol.
    • The original plants had either CBD or THC as the predominant cannabinoid.

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