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neuromodulator

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

medical Definition of neuromodulator

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

neuromodulatory

play \-lə-ˌtōr-ē, -ˌtȯr-\ adjective

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