Definitions for "Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid"
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a chemical messenger in the brain, spinal cord, heart, lungs, and kidneys, which sends messages telling the body to slow down. GABA is the primary inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain.
An inhibitory neurotransmitter whose actions are influenced by alcohol; may play a role in alcohol withdrawal.