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[acetyl + choline]
ABBR: ACh An ester of choline that is the neurotransmitter at somatic neuromuscular junctions, the entire parasympathetic nervous system, sympathetic preganglionic fibers (cholinergic fibers), and at some synapses in the central nervous system. It is inactivated by the enzyme cholinesterase.
SEE: cholinergic fiber
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Acetylcholine." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761120/all/acetylcholine.
Acetylcholine. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761120/all/acetylcholine. Accessed June 8, 2023.
Acetylcholine. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761120/all/acetylcholine
Acetylcholine [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 08]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/761120/all/acetylcholine.
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