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tet·ra·hy·dro·can·nab·i·nol

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

tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)

n tetrahidrocannabinol m (THC)
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He was found to have 3.7 micrograms per litre of tetrahydrocannibinol, the active ingredient in cannabis, in his blood stream.
Synthetic cannabinoids, which are functionally similar to tetrahydrocannibinol, the active ingredient in marijuana, are increasingly available in South Africa.
(251) This category includes "cannabis, hashish, marijuana," and synthetic tetrahydrocannibinol (THC).