January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1464
Reference Entry
A definition of the medical term neurotransmitter is presented. According to the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co., the term refers to a substance that is released when the axon terminal of a presynaptec neuron is excited and acts by inhibiting or exciting a target cell. The pronunciation of the term is also provided as additional reference.


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