Meaning of re-uptake


Pronunciation: (rē-up'tāk), [key]
— n. Physiol.
  1. the process by which the presynaptic terminal of a neuron reabsorbs and recycles the molecules of neurotransmitter it has previously secreted in conveying an impulse to another neuron.
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