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Pertaining to the action of gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA) or to neural or metabolic pathways in which it functions as a transmitter.
Synonym(s): GABA-ergic, gabaergic
[GABA + G. ergon, work]
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A variety of deficits in GABAergic markers in the PFC have been reported in postmortem SZ brain studies, which has indicated that SZ is associated with lower inhibitory transmission.
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