false neurotransmitter

noun

Medical Definition of false neurotransmitter

: a biological amine that can be stored in presynaptic vesicles but that has little or no effect on postsynaptic receptors when released into the synaptic cleft

called also false transmitter

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“False neurotransmitter.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/false%20neurotransmitter. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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