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dronabinol

Pronunciation: dro-nab'i-nol

Definition: A major psychoactive substance present in Cannabis sativa, used therapeutically as an antinauseant to control the nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy.

See Also: tetrahydrocannabinols

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