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.

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