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re-uptake

[ree-uhp-teyk] /riˈʌp teɪk/
noun, Physiology
1.
the process by which the presynaptic terminal of a neuron reabsorbs and recycles the molecules of neurotransmitter it has previously secreted in conveying an impulse to another neuron.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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