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GABA

abbr.
gamma-aminobutyric acid

GABA

(ˈɡæbə)
n acronym for
(Biochemistry) gamma-aminobutyric acid: a biologically active substance found in plants and in brain and other animal tissues; it is a neurotransmitter that inhibits activation of neurones

GABA

(ˈgæb ə)

n.
gamma-aminobutyric acid: a neurotransmitter that inhibits excitatory responses.
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Noun1.GABA - an amino acid that is found in the central nervous system; acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter
amino acid, aminoalkanoic acid - organic compounds containing an amino group and a carboxylic acid group; "proteins are composed of various proportions of about 20 common amino acids"
neurotransmitter - a neurochemical that transmits nerve impulses across a synapse