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reuptake

noun re·up·take \(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
Medical Dictionary

reuptake

noun re·up·take \(ˈ)rē-ˈəp-ˌtāk\

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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