autoreceptor


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au·to·re·cep·tor

(au'tō-rē-sep'tŏr, tōr),
A site on a neuron that binds the neurotransmitter released by that neuron, which then regulates the neuron's activity.
[auto- + receptor]

autoreceptor

A neurotransmitter receptor located in the presynaptic terminal of the same neuron that produces the neurotransmitter. Autoreceptors have a higher affinity for the neurotransmitter than does the postsynaptic receptor, and thus have an autoregulatory function.

au·to·re·cep·tor

(aw'tō-rĕ-sep'tŏr)
A site on a neuron that binds the neurotransmitter released by that neuron, which then regulates the neuron's activity.

au·to·re·cep·tor

(aw'tō-rĕ-sep'tŏr)
A site on a neuron that binds the neurotransmitter released by that neuron, which then regulates the neuron's activity.
[auto- + receptor]
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