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


(Chemistry) any of the narcotic chemical substances found in cannabin


(kəˈnæb əˌnɔɪd, ˈkæn ə bə-)

any of the chemical compounds that are the active principles of marijuana.
[1965–70; cannabin a hemp derivative (see cannabis, -in1) + -oid]


adj & n cannabinoide m; synthetic — cannabinoide sintético
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Based on an activity enhancement of other physiological compounds, PEA may indirectly stimulate the cannabinoid receptors by potentiating their affinity for a receptor or by inhibiting their metabolic degradation, and by doing so, may increase the uptake of cannabinoid compounds, such as THC.
company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medicines, is pleased to report very strong interest among researchers in the Companys groundbreaking work to investigate the use of cannabinoids in the treatment of cancers.
9) Synthetic cannabinoids often have more potent effects than natural marijuana, as the synthetic cannabinoids bind the cannabinoid receptor with higher affinity.
The most abundant cannabinoid found in hemp oil is cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive compound shown to have many benefits in studies.
PubMed, the US National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health, lists over 1,200 research papers related to delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, 7,800 related to tetrahydrocannabinol, almost 15,600 referencing cannabis, over 21,000 which talk about cannabinoid, and over 1,500 with the term cannabidiol.
Since the identification of endocannabinoid receptors, the potential of cannabinoid pharmacotherapy in clinical pain conditions has received much attention (1, 2).
A North American-based company specialising in medical cannabis research and production, announced on Thursday that it was cleared for distribution of cannabinoid formulations for patients in Cyprus.
Most evidence compares cannabinoid to placebo," said Dr.
Dellavalle noted in one, small study, some of the participants who applied a cannabinoid cream for 3 weeks had their severe itching completely eliminated.
Shimadzu Scientific Instruments' HPLC Cannabis Analyzer for Potency is the first-ever instrument designed specifically for quantitative determination of cannabinoid content.
Cannabinoid receptors have been discovered throughout the body and are believed to be more numerous than any other receptor type.
However many clinical studies show that the natural cannabinoid compounds can stimulate the cannabinoid receptors in the brain leading to attenuation of signal transmission, resulting in alleviation of the vomiting stimuli (Sharkey et al 2014; Borgelt et al 2013; Johannigman and Eschiti 2013).