HyperDic: neurotransmitter

English > 1 sense of the word neurotransmitter:
NOUNsubstanceneurotransmittera neurochemical that transmits nerve impulses across a synapse
English > neurotransmitter: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA neurochemical that transmits nerve impulses across a synapse.
NarroweracetylcholineA neurotransmitter that is a derivative of choline
epinephrine, epinephrin, adrenaline, AdrenalinA catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin)
gamma aminobutyric acid, GABAAn amino acid that is found in the central nervous system
BroaderneurochemicalAny organic substance that occurs in neural activity
Spanishneurotransmisor
Catalanneurotransmissor

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