neuromodulator

noun
neu·​ro·​mod·​u·​la·​tor | \ -ˈmäj-ə-ˌlāt-ər How to pronounce neuromodulator (audio) \

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

Other Words from neuromodulator

neuromodulatory \ -​lə-​ˌtōr-​ē, -​ˌtȯr-​ How to pronounce neuromodulator (audio) \ adjective

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“Neuromodulator.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neuromodulator. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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