[uh-seet-l-koh-leen, uh-set-, as-i-tl-]
Biochemistry. the acetic acid ester of choline
, C7H17NO3, released and hydrolyzed during nerve conduction and causing muscle action by transmitting nerve impulses across synapses.
Pharmacology. this substance used in its chloride form in eye surgery. Abbreviation: ACh
Acetylcholine is an organic chemical that functions in the brain and body of many
types of animals, including humans, as a neurotransmitter—a chemical ...
11.1 Introduction. Acetylcholine, the first neurotransmitter discovered, was
originally described as "vagus stuff" by Otto Loewi because of its ability to mimic
Acetylcholine is the neurotransmitter produced by neurons referred to as
cholinergic neurons. In the peripheral nervous system acetylcholine plays a role
Acetylcholine is the neurotransmitter at neuromuscular junctions, at synapses in
the ganglia of the visceral motor system, and at a variety of sites within the ...
Aug 24, 2015 ... Acetylcholine is the chief neurotransmitter of the parasympathetic nervous system
, the part of the autonomic nervous system (a branch of the ...
the acetic acid ester of choline, normally present in many parts of the body and
having important physiologic functions. It is a neurotransmitter at cholinergic ...
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This is a side view of a human brain, facing left. The lights are showing you a few
of the areas that use the neurotransmitter acetylcholine. Let's look at one ...