neuromodulator

[ noo r-oh-moj-uh-ley-ter ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊˈmɒdʒ əˌleɪ tər /

noun Biochemistry.

any of various substances, as certain hormones and amino acids, that influence the function of neurons but do not act as neurotransmitters.

Nearby words

  1. neuromarketing,
  2. neuromast,
  3. neuromatosis,
  4. neuromechanism,
  5. neuromere,
  6. neuromotor,
  7. neuromuscular,
  8. neuromuscular blocking agent,
  9. neuromuscular spindle,
  10. neuromuscular system

Origin of neuromodulator


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