Acetylcholine meaning

ə-sētl-kōlēn
A white crystalline derivative of choline, C7 H17 NO3 , that is released at the ends of nerve fibers in the somatic and parasympathetic nervous systems and is involved in the transmission of nerve impulses in the body.
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The acetic acid ester of choline, (CH3)3N(OH)CH2CH2OCOCH3, found in many bodily tissues, esp. at neuromuscular junctions, acting as a nerve impulse transmitter: its chloride or bromide is used in medicine for various disorders.
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A substance, C7 H17 NO3 , that is derived from choline and is released at the ends of nerve fibers in the somatic and parasympathetic nervous systems, where it mediates the transmission of nerve impulses.
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A substance that is released at the junction between neurons and skeletal muscle fibers, at the nerve endings of the parasympathetic nervous system, and across synapses in the central nervous system, where it acts as a neurotransmitter. Chemical formula: C7H16NO2.
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(biochemistry) A neurotransmitter in humans and other animals. It is an ester of acetic acid and choline with chemical formula CH3COOCH2CH2N+(CH3)3.
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