[ gab-uh ]
/ ˈgæb ə /
a neurotransmitter of the central nervous system that inhibits excitatory responses.
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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.
British Dictionary definitions for GABA
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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Medical definitions for GABA
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Scientific definitions for GABA
Abbreviation of gamma-aminobutyric acid
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