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[gab-uh] /ˈgæb ə/

noun, Biochemistry.
a neurotransmitter of the central nervous system that inhibits excitatory responses.
noun acronym
gamma-aminobutyric acid: a biologically active substance found in plants and in brain and other animal tissues; it is a neurotransmitter that inhibits activation of neurones

GABA abbr.
gamma-aminobutyric acid
Abbreviation of gamma-aminobutyric acid
gamma-aminobutyric acid


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