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Definition of Cannabinoid receptor 2

Cannabinoid receptor 2: One of the two known receptors in the endocannabinoid (EC) system. The gene encoding cannabinoid receptor 2 (CNR2) is located on chromosome 1. Also known as the CB2 receptor or CB2.

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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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