Definition of Neuromodulation

1. Noun. (biology) The regulation of neurons by neurotransmitters ¹



2. Noun. (medicine) The relief of pain by stimulation of a nerve ¹

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Medical Definition of Neuromodulation

1. Alteration in the effectiveness of voltage gated or ligand gated ion channels by changing the characteristics of current flow through the channels. The mechanism is thought to involve second messenger systems. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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