AUTORECEPTOR

n. refers to a receptor molecule for a neurotransmitter located in the presynaptic membrane of a neuron. Autoreceptors

AUTORECEPTOR: "An autoreceptor is a component of a neuron, that sends messages to the axon terminal regarding how much of the neurotransmitter has been released."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AUTORECEPTOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/autoreceptor/ (accessed October 15, 2021).
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