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neu•ro•trans•mit•ter



Pronunciation: (noor"ō-trans'mit-ur, -tranz'-, nyoor"-), [key]
n.
any of several chemical substances, as epinephrine or acetylcholine, that transmit nerve impulses across a synapse to a postsynaptic element, as another nerve, muscle, or gland.

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