Definition of tetrahydrocannabinol in English:

tetrahydrocannabinol

Syllabification: tet·ra·hy·dro·can·nab·i·nol
Pronunciation: /ˌtetrəˌhīdrəkəˈnabəˌnôl, -ˌnäl
 
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noun

Chemistry
  • A crystalline compound that is the main active ingredient of cannabis.
    • Chemical formula: C21H30O2
    More example sentences
    • The drug's active ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol, will be delivered not by smoking, but through such mechanisms as a spray aimed under the tongue.
    • The product contains the cannabis extract tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol.
    • We considered urinary screening for drugs as positive above a concentration of 1000 ng/ml of urine for amphetamines, 300 ng/ml for cocaine and opiates, and 50 ng/ml of acid tetrahydrocannabinol for cannabis.

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