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acetylcholine

noun ace·tyl·cho·line \ə-ˌse-təl-ˈkō-ˌlēn, -ˌsē-; ˈa-sə-ˌtēl-\

Definition of ACETYLCHOLINE

:  a neurotransmitter [C7H16NO2]+ released at autonomic synapses and neuromuscular junctions and formed enzymatically in the tissues from choline
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Origin of ACETYLCHOLINE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1906
Medical Dictionary

acetylcholine

noun ace·tyl·cho·line \ə-ˌset-əl-ˈkō-ˌlēn, -ˌsēt-; ˌas-ə-ˌtēl-\

Medical Definition of ACETYLCHOLINE

:  a neurotransmitter C7H17NO3 released at autonomic synapses and neuromuscular junctions, active in the transmission of nerve impulses, and formed enzymatically in the tissues from choline
ace·tyl·cho·lin·ic \-kō-ˈlin-ik\ adjective

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