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

Definition of cannabinoid in English:


Any of a group of closely related compounds that include cannabinol and the active constituents of cannabis.
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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