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neu·ro·trans·mit·ter

 (no͝or′ō-trăns′mĭt-ər, -trănz′-, nyo͝or′-)
n.
A chemical substance, such as acetylcholine or dopamine, that transmits nerve impulses across a synapse.

neurotransmitter

(ˌnjʊərəʊtrænzˈmɪtə)
n
(Biochemistry) a chemical by which a nerve cell communicates with another nerve cell or with a muscle

neu•ro•trans•mit•ter

(ˌnʊər oʊˈtræns mɪt ər, -ˈtrænz-, ˌnyʊər-)

n.
any of several chemical substances, as epinephrine or acetylcholine, that transmit nerve impulses across a synapse.
[1960–65]

neu·ro·trans·mit·ter

(no͝or′ō-trănz′mĭt-ər)
A chemical substance that helps transmit nerve impulses from one nerve cell to another.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neurotransmitter - a neurochemical that transmits nerve impulses across a synapse
Adrenalin, adrenaline, epinephrin, epinephrine - a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action
GABA, gamma aminobutyric acid - an amino acid that is found in the central nervous system; acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter
neurochemical - any organic substance that occurs in neural activity
acetylcholine - a neurotransmitter that is a derivative of choline; released at the ends of nerve fibers in the somatic and parasympathetic nervous systems
Translations
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neurotransmitter

[ˌnjʊərəʊtrænzˈmɪtəʳ] Nneurotransmisor m

neu·ro·trans·mit·ter

n. neurotransmisor, neurorregulador, sustancia química que modifica la transmisión de impulsos a través de una sinapsis entre nervios o entre un nervio y un músculo;
adrenergic ______ adregénico;
cholinergic ______ colinérgico.