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gamma–aminobutyric acid

noun gam·ma–ami·no·bu·tyr·ic acid
variants: also

γ–aminobutyric acid

\ˌgam-ə-ə-ˌmē-(ˌ)nō-byü-ˌtir-ik-, ˌgam-ə-ˌam-ə-(ˌ)nō-\play

Medical Definition of gamma–aminobutyric acid

  1. :  an amino acid C4H9NO2 that is a neurotransmitter that induces inhibition of postsynaptic neurons—called also GABA


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