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neuromodulator

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noun neu·ro·mod·u·la·tor \-ˈmäj-ə-ˌlāt-ər\

Medical Definition of neuromodulator

  1. :  something (as a polypeptide) that potentiates or inhibits the transmission of a nerve impulse but is not the actual means of transmission itself

neuromodulatory

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