reuptake

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re·up·take

noun \(ˈ)rē-ˈəp-ˌtāk\

Definition of REUPTAKE

:  the reabsorption by a neuron of a neurotransmitter following the transmission of a nerve impulse across a synapse

First Known Use of REUPTAKE

1968

re·up·take

noun \(ˈ)rē-ˈəp-ˌtāk\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of REUPTAKE

: the reabsorption by a neuron of a neurotransmitter following the transmission of a nerve impulse across a synapse <antidepressants which block the reuptake of norepinephrine>

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