Pronunciation: (te"tru-hī"dru-ku-nab'u-nôl", -nol"), [key]
a compound, C21H30O2, that is the physiologically active component in cannabis preparations (marijuana, hashish, etc.) derived from the Indian hemp plant or produced synthetically. Abbr.: THC
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