NMDA

noun \ ˌen-(ˌ)em-(ˌ)dē-ˈā \

Definition of NMDA

: a synthetic amino acid C5H9NO4 that binds selectively to a subset of glutamate receptors on neurons where the binding of glutamate results in the opening of calcium channels

Origin and Etymology of nmda

N-methyl-D-aspartate


Medical Dictionary

NMDA

noun \ ˌen-(ˌ)em-(ˌ)dē-ˈā \

medical Definition of NMDA

: a synthetic amino acid C5H9NO4 that binds selectively to a subset of glutamate receptors on neurons where the binding of glutamate results in the opening of calcium channels called also N-methyl-SCDSC-aspartate

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