Definition of acetylcholine in English:
A compound that occurs throughout the nervous system, in which it functions as a neurotransmitter.
- In someone with Alzheimer's, cholinesterase breaks down and destroys acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter chemical.
- All nerve agents act by inhibiting the enzyme acetylcholinesterase, which breaks down the neurotransmitter acetylcholine.
- Possible modulators of growth include acetylcholine, dopamine, vasoactive intestinal polypeptide, and glucagon.
Definition of acetylcholine in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan