Psychoactive vs Tetrahydrocannabinol - What's the difference?

psychoactive | tetrahydrocannabinol |


As a adjective psychoactive

is (pharmacology) affecting the mind or mental processes.

As a noun tetrahydrocannabinol is

(organic compound) the psychoactive substance present in cannabis, a hydrogenated derivative of cannabinol.

psychoactive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (pharmacology) Affecting the mind or mental processes.
  • LSD and DMT are psychoactive drugs.

    Synonyms

    * psychotropic

    tetrahydrocannabinol

    Noun

    (-)
  • (organic compound) The psychoactive substance present in cannabis, a hydrogenated derivative of cannabinol.
  • Synonyms

    * THC (abbreviation)