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Definition of neurotransmitter noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

neurotransmitter

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈnjʊərəʊtrænzmɪtə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnʊroʊtrænzmɪtər//
 
(biology) Cell biology
 
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a chemical that carries messages from nerve cells to other nerve cells or muscles See related entries: Cell biology
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