Medical Dictionary

galanin

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noun gal·a·nin \ˈga-lə-nin\

Medical Definition of galanin

  1. :  a neurotransmitter that plays a role in regulating various physiological functions (as contraction of gastrointestinal muscle and inhibition of insulin) and is thought to be associated with the urge to eat fatty foods


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