[ gab-uh ]
/ ˈgæb ə /
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a neurotransmitter of the central nervous system that inhibits excitatory responses.
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Origin of GABA
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How to use GABA in a sentence
On to Gaba Tepe just in time to see the opening, the climax and the end of the dreaded Turkish counter attack.
So the first question has been whether to reinforce Gaba Tepe from Helles or vice versa.
As we were leaving, a message came in to say that an enemy submarine had been sighted off Gaba Tepe.
Au Sud de Gaba Tépé s'étend une plaine que les cartes disent accessible au débarquement.
Thus, by the evening of the 26th, while Gaba Tepe had been secured, beach Y had had to be abandoned.The Heroic Record of the British Navy|Archibald Hurd
British Dictionary definitions for GABA
/ (ˈɡæbə) /
n acronym for
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
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Scientific definitions for GABA
Abbreviation of gamma-aminobutyric acid
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