NMDA receptor

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NMDA receptor

 (ĕn′ĕm′dē′ā′)
n.
A brain receptor activated by glutamate, which when excessively stimulated may cause cognitive defects in Alzheimer's disease.

[N-m(ethyl)-d-a(spartate), an amino acid derivative that binds selectively to the receptor.]
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