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Excitatory

see synonyms of excitatory

Adjective

1. excitant, excitative, excitatory

(of drugs e.g.) able to excite or stimulate

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Excitatory

see synonyms of excitatory
adjective
1. biology
able to excite or stimulate
There's no doubt that oestrogen has an excitatory effect on the brain.
Acamprosate is known to bind to a protein on nerve cells in the brain called the NMDA receptor, which is normally involved in relaying excitatory signals between nerve cells.
when the excitatory neuron is stimulated
adjective
2. 
tending to cause excitation, especially neurologically
It is thought that oestrogen is excitatory and enhances pain transmission

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Excitatory

see synonyms of excitatory
adjective
exciting or tending to excite
: also exˈcitative (ɪkˈsaɪtətɪv ; iksītˈətiv)

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Excitatory

see synonyms of excitatory
adj.
Causing or tending to cause excitation.

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