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A chemical that serves as a neurotransmitter, communicating nerve impulses between the cells of the nervous system.
Acetylcholine is largely associated with the transmission of impulses across the synapse (junction) between the nerve and muscle cells, causing the muscles to contract.
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The acetic ester of choline, the neurotransmitter substance at cholinergic synapses, which causes cardiac inhibition.
This entry is located in the following units: aceto-, acet-; relating to acetic acid derivatives (page 2) acetyl- (page 1)