CBD

noun
\ ˌsē-ˌbē-ˈdē How to pronounce CBD (audio) \

Definition of CBD

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a nonintoxicating cannabinoid found in cannabis and hemp : cannabidiol More than a dozen medical trials in the past decade have shown that treatments containing THC (and some that combine THC with another derivative called cannabidiol, or CBD) not only ease pain in MS patients but also alleviate other problems associated with the disease.— Nathan Seppa Under Leni's Law, named for a child whose daily seizures are mitigated by CBD usage, CBD oils [=oils containing cannabidiol] can't contain more than 3 percent THC "relative to CBD." For example if an oil has 10 mg of CBD, it could have no more than 0.3 mg of THC.— Andrew J. Yawn

Definition of CBD (Entry 2 of 2)

1 cash before delivery
2 central business district

First Known Use of CBD

Noun

1962, in the meaning defined above

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“CBD.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/CBD. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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CBD

noun
\ ˌsē-ˌbē-ˈdē How to pronounce CBD (audio) \

Medical Definition of CBD

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a nonintoxicating cannabinoid found in cannabis and hemp : cannabidiol Under Leni's Law, named for a child whose daily seizures are mitigated by CBD usage, CBD oils can't contain more than 3 percent THC "relative to CBD." For example if an oil has 10 mg of CBD, it could have no more than 0.3 mg of THC.— Andrew J. Yawn

CBD

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Medical Definition of CBD (Entry 2 of 2)

1 closed bladder drainage
2 common bile duct

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