Medical Dictionary

gamma–aminobutyric acid

noun gam·ma–ami·no·bu·tyr·ic acid

Medical Definition of GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID

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

Variants of GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID

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