cannabinoid

[ kuh-nab-uh-noid, kan-uh-buh- ]
/ kəˈnæb əˌnɔɪd, ˈkæn ə bə- /

noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for cannabinoid

cannabinoid
/ (ˈkænəbɪˌnɔɪd) /

noun

any of the narcotic chemical substances found in cannabin
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Medical definitions for cannabinoid

cannabinoid
[ kə-năbə-noid′ ]

n.

Any of various organic substances, such as THC, found in cannabis.
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