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Definition: 'NMDA Receptor'

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NMDA receptor

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. a type of glutamate receptor that participates in excitatory neurotransmission and also binds N-methyl-d-aspartate; may be particularly involved in the cell damage observed in individuals with Huntington disease.




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