neuromodulator


neu·ro·mod·u·la·tor

noun \-ˈmäj-ə-ˌlāt-ər\

Definition of NEUROMODULATOR

: something (as a polypeptide) that potentiates or inhibits the transmission of a nerve impulse but is not the actual means of transmission itself
neu·ro·mod·u·la·to·ry \-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtr-\ adjective

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