chemical transmitter

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Англо-русский словарь по экологии. 2011.

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  • chemical synapse — A nerve nerve or nerve muscle junction where the signal is transmitted by release from one membrane of a chemical transmitter that binds to a receptor in the second membrane. Importantly, signals only pass in one direction …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Chemical synapse — This article is about chemical synapses of the nervous system. For other uses, see Synapse (disambiguation). Illustration of the major elements in chemical synaptic transmission. An electrochemical wave called an action potential travels along… …   Wikipedia

  • Dale's principle — Illustration of the major elements in chemical synaptic transmission. An electrochemical wave called an action potential travels along the axon of a neuron. When the wave reaches a synapse, it provokes release of a puff of neurotransmitter… …   Wikipedia

  • hormone — hormonal, hormonic /hawr mon ik, moh nik/, adj. /hawr mohn/, n. 1. Biochem. any of various internally secreted compounds, as insulin or thyroxine, formed in endocrine glands, that affect the functions of specifically receptive organs or tissues… …   Universalium

  • animal — animalic /an euh mal ik/, animalian /an euh may lee euhn, mayl yeuhn/, adj. /an euh meuhl/, n. 1. any member of the kingdom Animalia, comprising multicellular organisms that have a well defined shape and usually limited growth, can move… …   Universalium

  • neurotransmitter — /noor oh trans mit euhr, tranz , nyoor /, n. any of several chemical substances, as epinephrine or acetylcholine, that transmit nerve impulses across a synapse to a postsynaptic element, as another nerve, muscle, or gland. [1960 65; NEURO +… …   Universalium

  • human disease — Introduction       an impairment of the normal state of a human being that interrupts or modifies its vital functions. health versus disease       Before human disease can be discussed, the meanings of the terms health, physical fitness, illness …   Universalium

  • Synapse — The point of connection usually between two nerve cells. Specifically, a synapse is a specialized junction at which a nerve cell (a neuron) communicates with a target cell. The neuron releases a chemical transmitter (a neurotransmitter) that… …   Medical dictionary

  • physiology — /fiz ee ol euh jee/, n. 1. the branch of biology dealing with the functions and activities of living organisms and their parts, including all physical and chemical processes. 2. the organic processes or functions in an organism or in any of its… …   Universalium

  • law — 1. A principle or rule. 2. A statement of fact detailing a sequence or relation of phenomena that is invariable under given conditions. SEE ALSO: principle, rule, theorem. [A.S. lagu] Alexander l. states that a jerky nystagmus becomes worse when… …   Medical dictionary

  • Edward Kravitz — Edward Arthur Kravitz, Ph.D. (born December 19, 1932) is the George Packer Berry Professor of Neurobiology at Harvard Medical School [ [http://neuro.med.harvard.edu/faculty/kravitz.html Edward Kravitz Faculty Biography, Harvard Medical School] ] …   Wikipedia

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