Medical Dictionary


noun ace·tyl·cho·line
\ə-ˌset-əl-ˈkō-ˌlēn, -ˌsēt-; ˌas-ə-ˌtēl-\

Medical Definition of ACETYLCHOLINE

:  a neurotransmitter C7H17NO3 released at autonomic synapses and neuromuscular junctions, active in the transmission of nerve impulses, and formed enzymatically in the tissues from choline
ace·tyl·cho·lin·ic \-kō-ˈlin-ik\ adjective


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