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reuptake

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noun re·up·take \(ˈ)rē-ˈəp-ˌtāk\

Definition of reuptake

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



1968

First Known Use of reuptake

1968


Medical Dictionary

reuptake

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noun re·up·take \(ˈ)rē-ˈəp-ˌtāk\

Medical Definition of reuptake

  1. :  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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