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cannabinoid

[kuh-nab-uh-noid, kan-uh-buh-] /kəˈnæb əˌnɔɪd, ˈkæn ə bə-/
noun
1.
any of the chemical compounds that are the active principles of marijuana.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; cannabin + -oid
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  • The gut is also loaded with cannabinoid receptors that can act as brakes on the urge to eat.
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  • Curiously, the cannabinoid treatment had no effect on cell division or play behavior in males.
British Dictionary definitions for cannabinoid

cannabinoid

/ˈkænəbɪˌnɔɪd/
noun
1.
any of the narcotic chemical substances found in cannabin
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cannabinoid in Medicine

cannabinoid can·nab·i·noid (kə-nāb'ə-noid')
n.
Any of various organic substances, such as THC, found in cannabis.

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