noun. a compound that divides acetylcholine into choline and acetic acid, subsequently turning off the neurotransmitter after its discharge at a synaptic intersection.

ACETYLCHOLINESTERASE (ACHE): "ACHE is a highly imperative compound, without which, the CNS would not operate functioning and neurotransmitters would never rest."
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