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neurotransmission

[noo r-oh-trans-mish-uh n, -tranz-, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər oʊ trænsˈmɪʃ ən, -trænz-, ˌnyʊər-/
noun
1.
the transmission of a nerve impulse across a synapse.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; neuro- + transmission
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  • Neurons communicate in more ways than chemical neurotransmission.
  • Interesting that they can visualize the loss of neurotransmission along the axon.
  • Serotonergic neurotransmission is vital in early life for normal brain function.

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