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se·ro·to·nin

 (sĕr′ə-tō′nĭn, sîr′-)
n.
An organic compound, C10H12N2O, that is formed from tryptophan and is found especially in the gastrointestinal tract, the platelets, and the nervous system of humans and other animals, and functions as a neurotransmitter and in vasoconstriction, stimulation of the smooth muscles, and regulation of cyclic body processes.

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serotonin

(ˌsɛrəˈtəʊnɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a compound that occurs in the brain, intestines, and blood platelets and acts as a neurotransmitter, as well as inducing vasoconstriction and contraction of smooth muscle; 5-hydroxytryptamine (5HT)
[from sero- + ton(ic) + -in]
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ser•o•to•nin

(ˌsɛr əˈtoʊ nɪn, ˌsɪər-)

n.
an amine, C10H12N20, that occurs esp. in blood and nervous tissue and functions as a vasoconstrictor and neurotransmitter.
[1948; sero- + tone or ton (ic) + -in1]
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serotonin

A neurotransmitter in the brain, involved in sleep, mood, etc.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.serotonin - a neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memoryserotonin - a neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memory
monoamine neurotransmitter - a monoamine that is functionally important in neural transmission
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Translations
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serotonin

[ˌserəʊˈtəʊnɪn] Nserotonina f
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serotonin

[ˌsɛrəʊˈtəʊnɪn] nsérotonine m
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serotonin

n (Biol, Med: = hormone) → Serotonin nt
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serotonin

n serotonina
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