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a•ce•tyl•cho•lin•es•ter•ase



Pronunciation: (u-sēt"l-kō"lu-nes'tu-rās", -rāz", u-set"-, as"i-tl-), [key]
n. Biochem.
an enzyme that hydrolyzes the neurotransmitter acetylcholine: its action is blocked by nerve gases and certain drugs.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

acetylcholineacetyl-coenzyme A

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