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gamma–aminobutyric acid

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noun gam·ma–ami·no·bu·tyr·ic acid \ˌga-mə-ə-ˌmē-(ˌ)nō-byü-ˈtir-ik-, ˌga-mə-ˌa-mə-(ˌ)nō-\

Definition of gamma–aminobutyric acid

  1. :  an amino acid C4H9NO2 that is a neurotransmitter which induces inhibition of postsynaptic neurons



1957

First Known Use of gamma–aminobutyric acid

1957


Medical Dictionary

gamma–aminobutyric acid

noun gam·ma–ami·no·bu·tyr·ic acid

Medical Definition of gamma–aminobutyric acid

  1. :  an amino acid C4H9NO2 that is a neurotransmitter that induces inhibition of postsynaptic neurons—abbreviation GABA



Variants of gamma–aminobutyric acid

also γ–ami·no·bu·tyr·ic acid \ˌgam-ə-ə-ˌmē-(ˌ)nō-byü-ˌtir-ik-, ˌgam-ə-ˌam-ə-(ˌ)nō-\play

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