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Medical Symptoms & Illnesses

LEISHMANIASIS (Caused by protozoan parasites)
LEUKEMIA (Cancer)
LIVER (Non hepatitis)
LUNG (Cancer)
LUPUS
LUNG FUNCTION see COPD
LYMPHOMA (Cancer)

Medical Terms and Meaning

Lactating - producing breast milk, nursing
Leptin - a hormone that turns on hunger
Leukocytospermia - too many white blood cells in the semen causing serious fertility problems.
Leukotrienes - compounds that promote asthma and allergic reactions
Ligand - a chemical that binds to a receptor. THC is a ligand of CB1 and CB2 receptors
Linoleic acid (LA) - is a polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acid
Lipids - fats and oils
Lysis - the destruction or decomposition of a cell
Did You Know?

Cannabis is a herb. It contains chemicals called cannabinoids that affect the central nervous system. Cannabinoids are found in the highest concentration in the flowers and the leaves, the parts that are used to make medicine.