Medical Dictionary

metabotropic

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adjective me·tab·o·tro·pic \mə-ˌtab-ə-ˈtrō-pik, -ˈträp-ik\

Medical Definition of metabotropic

  1. :  relating to or being a receptor for glutamate that when complexed with G protein triggers increased production of certain intracellular messengers metabotropic glutamate receptors


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