The Δ1-3,4-trans isomer and the Δ6-3,4-trans isomer are believed to be the active isomers present in Cannabis, having been isolated from marijuana. SEE ALSO: cannabis, dronabinol.

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tet·ra·hy·dro·can·nab·i·nol -kə-'nab-ə-.nȯl, -.nōl n THC esp thc (a)

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a derivative of marijuana that has antiemetic activity and also produces euphoria. These two properties are utilized in the prevention of chemotherapy-induced sickness.

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tet·ra·hy·dro·can·nab·i·nol (THC) (tet″rə-hi″dro-kə-nabґĭ-nol) the active principle of cannabis, occurring in two isomeric forms, both considered psychotomimetically active.

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