Trichome

ˈtri-ˌkōm | Noun

Glandular appendages on the surface of the cannabis flower that produce and hold the plant’s cannabinoids and terpenes. Trichomes are primarily produced on the flower, the bract, and the leaves of the cannabis plant and have a sugary, crystal-like appearance. Consumers can visually determine the amount of cannabinoids a cannabis bud contains.