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neurotransmission

[ noor-oh-trans-mish-uhn, -tranz-, nyoor- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊ trænsˈmɪʃ ən, -trænz-, ˌnyʊər- /
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noun

the transmission of a nerve impulse across a synapse.

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Origin of neurotransmission

First recorded in 1960–65; neuro- + transmission
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