tetrahydrocannabinol

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tet·ra·hy·dro·can·nab·i·nol

 (tĕt′rə-hī′drə-kə-năb′ə-nôl′, -nōl′, -nŏl′)
n.
THC.

tet•ra•hy•dro•can•nab•i•nol

(ˌtɛ trəˌhaɪ drə kəˈnæb əˌnɔl)

n.
a compound, C21H30O2, that is the physiologically active component in cannabis preparations, including marijuana and hashish, derived from the Indian hemp plant or produced synthetically. Abbr.: THC
[1965]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tetrahydrocannabinol - psychoactive substance present in marijuanatetrahydrocannabinol - psychoactive substance present in marijuana
consciousness-altering drug, mind-altering drug, psychoactive drug, psychoactive substance - a drug that can produce mood changes and distorted perceptions
Translations
tétrahydrocannabinol

tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)

n tetrahidrocannabinol m (THC)
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Under such conditions, it is possible to cultivate and harvest multiple crops of cannabis with elevated tetrahydrocanabinol (THC) each year.
Hemp is the same plant as marijuana, but it contains only minute quantities of tetrahydrocanabinol (THC), the chemical that causes marijuana's mellowing effect.
Substances of similar effects to alcohol were substances designated as opiates, amphetamine and its analogs, cocaine, tetrahydrocanabinols, benzodiazepines, and barbiturates [13].