tetrahydrocannabinol

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tetrahydrocannabinol

[¦te·trə¦hī·drə·kə′nab·ə‚nȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C21H30O2 Any member of a group of isomers that are active components of marijuana. Abbreviated THC.
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In this 8-week study, 21 individuals with Crohn's disease were administered smoked MM (115 mg of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol [THC]) or placebo.
Comparison of orally administered cannabis extract and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol in treating patients with cancer-related anorexia-cachexia syndrome: A multicenter, phase III, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial from the Cannabis-In-Cachexia-Study-Group.
Several study also state that cannabinoids such as dronabinol may not be as effective as inhaled herbal marijuana because is contains one isolated cannabinoid, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC); likewise Sativex has only two (THC and CBD).
Pharmacokinetic investigation and delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol and its metabolites after single administration of 10 mg Marinol in attendance of a psychiatric study.
To examine the pain-fighting effects of pot scientifically, he and his colleagues had 38 people with neuropathic pain smoke high-dose joints containing 7% delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (9-THC), a lower dose version containing 3.
Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol increases proopiomelanocortin gene expression in the arcuate nucleus of the rat hypothalamus.
Industrial hemp is bred to maximize fiber, seed, and/or oil, while marijuana varieties seek to maximize THC, or delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, the primary psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.
The analgesic properties of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol and codeine.
The principal psychoactive chemical, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), was identified in 1964 by Gaoni and Mesoulam (cited in 3).
CANNABIS contains more than 400 chemicals including delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol - better known as THC.
While closely related to marijuana (both are varieties of the same species, Cannabis sativa), industrial hemp contains less than 1 percent of the psychoactive chemical delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) that gives marijuana its potency.