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the active principle of cannabis, occurring in two isomeric forms, both considered psychomimetically active. See also marijuana.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
Abbreviation for tetrahydrocannabinols.
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A compound, C21H30O2, obtained from cannabis or made synthetically, that is the primary intoxicant in marijuana and hashish.
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WASA gene on chromosome Xp11.4-p11.21 that encodes an eEffector protein for Rho-type GTPases, which regulates actin filament reorganisation by interacting with the Arp2/3 complex. WAS plays a key role in efficient actin polymerisation, and may regulate lymphocyte and platelet function; it mediates actin filament reorganisation and the formation of actin pedestals after infection by pathogenic bacteria.
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THCTetrahydrocannabinol Any of a family of compounds present in Cannabis sativa var indica, the major constituent of which is the Δ1-3,4-trans isomer, 9Δ-THC. See Marijuana.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
THCAbbrev. for tetrahydrocannabinol, the active ingredient in marijuana.
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