Medical Marijuana Glossary


Medical Marijuana Glossary



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Callus

tissue made of undifferentiated cells produced by rooting hormones on plant cuttings

Calyx

the pod harboring male or female cannabis reproductive organs

Cambium

layer of cells which divide and differentiates into xylem and phloem and are responsible for growth

Cannabaceae

scientific family to which Cannabis (marijuana) and Humulus (hops) belong

Cannabichromene (CBC)

second most abundant cannabinoid in drug-type cannabis

Cannabidiol (CBD)

usually prolongs the high

Cannabinoid

a hydrocarbon unique to cannabis

Cannabinoid Profile

proportional ratio and levels of major cannabinoids found in cannabis being tested

Cannabis

scientific name for marijuana specifying genus

Capitate Stalked Trichome

resin-producing plant hair without a stalk, high in THC content

Carbohydrate

neutral compound of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen, mostly formed by green plants: Sugar, starch, and cellulose are carbohydrates

Carbon Dioxide (CO2)

a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas in the air; necessary for plant life

Caustic

a substance that destroys, kills, or eats away by chemical activity

Cell

the base structural unit of plants: cells contain a nucleus, membrane, and chloroplasts

Cellulose

a complex carbohydrate that stiffens a plant: Outdoor stems contain more stiff cellulose than plants grown indoors

Centigrade

a scale for measuring temperature where 100 degrees is the boiling point of water, and 0 degrees is the freezing point of water

Chelate

combining nutrients in an atomic ring that is easy for plant to absorb

Chimera

a plant or organism with tissues from at least two genetically distinct parents

Chlorophyll

green photosynthetic matter of plants: Chlorophyll is found in the chloroplasts of a cell and is necessary to photosynthesis

Chlorosis

the condition of a sick plant with yellowing leaving due to inadequate formation of chlorophyll: Chlorosis is cause by a nutrient deficiency

Chromosomes

microscopically small, dark-staining bodies visible in the nucleus of a cell at the time of nuclear cell division; the number in any species is usually constant - cannabis has 10 pairs of chromosomes

Circuit

a circular route traveled by electricity from a power source, through an outlet, and back to ground

Clay

soil made of very fine organic and mineral particles: Clay drains slowly and is not suitable for container gardening

Climate

the average condition of the weather in a grow room or outdoors

Clone

1. a rooted cutting of a plant 2. asexual propagation


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