Try Our Apps


The Best Internet Slang


[gab-uh] /ˈgæb ə/
noun, Biochemistry.
a neurotransmitter of the central nervous system that inhibits excitatory responses.
Origin of GABA Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for GABA
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for GABA


noun acronym
gamma-aminobutyric acid: a biologically active substance found in plants and in brain and other animal tissues; it is a neurotransmitter that inhibits activation of neurones
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
GABA in Medicine

GABA abbr.
gamma-aminobutyric acid

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
GABA in Science
Abbreviation of gamma-aminobutyric acid
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for GABA

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for GABA

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for gaba