Specializing in Canine and Feline 
Neurology and Neurosurgery since 1986

acetylcholine (Ach)

A cholinergic neurotransmitter in the central and autonomic nervous systems; it has many functions, including playing an important role in memory and as a stimulatory neurotransmitter which causes muscles to contract when released from nerves.

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autonomic systemcentral nervous system (CNS)cholinergicnerveneurotransmitter