Translation of neurotransmitter in Spanish:

neurotransmitter

neurotransmisor, n.

Pronunciation /ˌn(j)ʊroʊˈtrænzmɪdər//ˌnjʊərəʊtranzˈmɪtə/

noun

  • 1

    neurotransmisor masculine
    • A neuron generates an electrical impulse, causing the cell to release its neurotransmitters.
    • Excitatory neurotransmitters transfer an impulse to the next cell.
    • Nerve impulses are transmitted at synapses by the release of chemicals called neurotransmitters.
    • Cnidarians contain chemical synapses and release neurotransmitters, including biogenic amines and peptides.
    • Postsynaptic proteins receive the neurotransmitters released by presynaptic proteins.