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acetylcholine

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

Medical Definition of acetylcholine

  1. :  a neurotransmitter [C7H16NO2]+ released at autonomic synapses and neuromuscular junctions, active in the transmission of nerve impulses, and formed enzymatically in the tissues from choline

acetylcholinic \-kō-ˈlin-ik\play adjective




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