Definitions for "Serotonin"
a neurotransmitter also known as 5-HT.
a chemical that transmits nerve impulses in the brain, causes blood vessels to constrict (narrow) at sites of bleeding, and stimulates smooth muscle movement in the intestines
Biogenic amine neurotransmitter ; paracrine agent in blood platelets and digestive tract ; also called 5-hydroxytryptamine, or 5-HT.
A blood compound that constricts the vessels and acts as a nuerotransmitter
A substance that stimulates smooth muscle constriction and inhibition of secretion in the stomach.
an agent that acts to constrict blood vessels and also inhibits gastric secretion
a monoamine vasocontrictor that has many physiologic properties in the body