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1. neurotransmitter

noun. a neurochemical that transmits nerve impulses across a synapse.

Synonyms

  • adrenaline
  • Adrenalin
  • acetylcholine
  • epinephrine
  • gamma aminobutyric acid
  • epinephrin
  • GABA

Etymology

  • neuro- (English)
  • νευρο- (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • transmitter (English)

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2. monoamine

noun. a molecule containing one amine group (especially one that is a neurotransmitter).

Synonyms

  • aminoalkane
  • amine

Example sentences of the word monoamine-neurotransmitter


1. Noun Phrase
According to The Medical News, dopamine is a monoamine neurotransmitter that is found in the different areas of brain and is essential for several functions of the central nervous system.

2. Noun Phrase
Along with dopamine and norepinephrine, it is chemically categorized as a monoamine neurotransmitter.

3. Noun Phrase
According to a hypothesis published by researchers in the "Medical Hypothesis" journal in 2011, folic acid, a B-vitamin, may act in a similar way by interacting with monoamine neurotransmitters.

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