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THC

[ tee-eych-see ]
/ ˈtiˈeɪtʃˈsi /
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abbreviation, noun Pharmacology.

tetrahydrocannabinol: the primary psychoactive component in marijuana, hashish, and other preparations derived from cannabis plants, especially Cannabis sativa, or produced synthetically: Marijuana potency in these dispensaries is anywhere from 15 to 30 percent THC.

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Origin of THC

First recorded in 1965–70
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British Dictionary definitions for THC

THC

abbreviation for

tetrahydrocannabidinol: the active ingredient in cannabis, giving it its narcotic and psychoactive effects
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Medical definitions for THC

THC
[ tē′āch-sē ]

n.

Tetrahydrocannabinol; a compound that is obtained from cannabis or is made synthetically; it is the primary intoxicant in marijuana and hashish.
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