HyperDic: gaba

English > 1 sense of the word GABA:
NOUNsubstanceGABA, gamma aminobutyric acidan amino acid that is found in the central nervous system
GABA > pronunciation
Soundsgaa'bah
Rhymesamoeba ... Yoruba: 29 rhymes with bah...
English > GABA: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn amino acid that is found in the central nervous system; acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter.
Synonymgamma aminobutyric acid
Broaderamino acid, aminoalkanoic acidorganic compounds containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid group
neurotransmitterA neurochemical that transmits nerve impulses across a synapse

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