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excitotoxic

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adjective ex·ci·to·tox·ic \ik-ˌsīt-ə-ˈtäk-sik\

Medical Definition of excitotoxic

  1. :  being, involving, or resulting from the action of an agent that binds to a nerve cell receptor, stimulates the cell, and damages it or causes its death excitotoxic damage to cortical interneurons—R. C. Collins et al

excitotoxicity

\-(ˌ)täk-ˈsis-ə-tē\play noun plural

excitotoxicities


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