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cannabinoid

[kuh-nab-uh-noid, kan-uh-buh-]
noun
  1. any of the chemical compounds that are the active principles of marijuana.
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Origin of cannabinoid

First recorded in 1965–70; cannabin + -oid
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cannabinoid

noun
  1. any of the narcotic chemical substances found in cannabin
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cannabinoid in Medicine

cannabinoid

(kə-năbə-noid′)
n.
  1. Any of various organic substances, such as THC, found in cannabis.
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