Definition of cannabinoid in English:


Line breaks: can¦na|bin|oid
Pronunciation: /ˈkanəbɪˌnɔɪd


[mass noun] Chemistry
  • Any of a group of closely related compounds which include cannabinol and the active constituents of cannabis.
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    • 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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