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Acetylcholine

Introduction: Acetylcholine

Description of Acetylcholine

Acetylcholine (medical condition): Experimental studies on chicken eggs indicate that the use of Acetylcholine...more »

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Acetylcholine -- Teratogenic Agent:
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Acetylcholine: A neurotransmitter. Acetylcholine in vertebrates is the major transmitter at neuromuscular junctions, autonomic ganglia, parasympathetic effector junctions, a subset of sympathetic effector junctions, and at many sites in the central nervous system. It is generally not used as an administered drug because it is broken down very rapidly by cholinesterases, but it is useful in some ophthalmological applications.
Source: Diseases Database

Acetylcholine: neurotransmitter; in vertebrates is the major transmitter at neuromuscular junctions, autonomic ganglia, parasympathetic effector junctions, a subset of sympathetic effector junctions, and at many sites in the central nervous system.
Source: CRISP

Acetylcholine: A neurotransmitter. Acetylcholine in vertebrates is the major transmitter at neuromuscular junctions, autonomic ganglia, parasympathetic effector junctions, a subset of sympathetic effector junctions, and at many sites in the central nervous system. It is generally not used as an administered drug because it is broken down very rapidly by cholinesterases, but it is useful in some ophthalmological applications.
Source: MeSH 2007

Acetylcholine: Related Topics

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Acetylcholine as a Disease

Acetylcholine: Another name for Acetylcholine -- Teratogenic Agent (or close medical condition association).
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Acetylcholine: Related Diseases

Acetylcholine: Acetylcholine is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Acetylcholine (Acetylcholine -- Teratogenic Agent)

Some of the symptoms of Acetylcholine incude:

  • Asymptomatic in chickens

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Related Topics

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Acetylcholine

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The description of Acetylcholine may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Acetylcholine

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