anandamide

/ (əˈnændəˌmaɪd) /

noun

a naturally occurring endogenous cannabinoid neurotransmitter found in the brains of mammals and in small quantities in the cocoa bean

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Word Origin for anandamide

C20: from Sanskrit ananda bliss
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