neurotransmitter

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neuro- +‎ transmitter.

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neurotransmitter (plural neurotransmitters)

  1. (biochemistry, neuroscience) Any substance, such as acetylcholine or dopamine, responsible for sending nerve signals across a synapse between two neurons.
    • 2016, David R. Hawkins, The Eye of the I: From Which Nothing is Hidden (page 142)
      Together with this is the influence of an infinite number of neurotransmitters, neurohormones, environmental hazards, and accidental programmings.

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