1. serotonin

noun. ['sɝəˈtoʊnɪn'] a neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memory.


  • monoamine neurotransmitter

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Rhymes with Serotonin

  • melatonin
  • seratonin
  • cronin
  • ronin
  • bonin

How do you pronounce serotonin?

Pronounce serotonin as sərəˈtoʊnɪn.

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Sentences with serotonin

1. Noun, plural
If combined with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, they can produce dangerously high levels of serotonin.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The researchers theorize that the high serotonin content in kiwis may play a part in getting more zzzs.

3. Adjective
Your veterinarian may combine their usage with a benzodiazepine or a serotonin agonist during the interim.

4. Verb, base form
Upon exposure to serotonin, your adrenal glands release cortisol into your bloodstream.

5. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Pet Place reports that paroxetine increases serotonin levels in the brain, assisting with communication between brain cells.