neurotransmission
noun Date: 1961 the transmission of nerve impulses across a synapse

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  • neurotransmission — neu•ro•trans•mis•sion [[t]ˌnʊər oʊ trænsˈmɪʃ ən, trænz , ˌnyʊər [/t]] n. phl the transmission of a nerve impulse across a synapse • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • neurotransmission — ¦n(y)ürō, u̇ ˌ noun Etymology: neur + transmission : the transmission of nerve impulses across a synapse * * * /noor oh trans mish euhn, tranz , nyoor /, n. the transmission of a nerve impulse across a synapse. [1960 65; NEURO + TRANSMISSION] …   Useful english dictionary

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