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acetylcholine

a·ce·tyl·cho·line

acetylcholine

 
pronunciation:
si tl ko lin
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in biochemistry, the substance produced during nerve conduction that transmits nerve impulses across synapses and causes muscles to move.
definition 2: a form of this compound used in medicine for its ability to decrease blood pressure and cause muscular movement in such organs as the alimentary canal.