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Definition: 'Neurohumoral Transmission'

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neurohumoral transmission

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. a process by which a presynaptic cell, on excitation, releases a specific chemical agent (a neurotransmitter) to cross a synapse to stimulate or inhibit the postsynaptic cell.

Synonyms: neurotransmission



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