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Definitions of gaba

  1. an amino acid that is found in the central nervous system; acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter
  2. The most common inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system.
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Usage examples for gaba

  1. The heroism of these Red Cross men is one of the finest things in the Gaba Tepe show. – The Kangaroo Marines by R. W. Campbell
  2. Every green garden contains a refuge of interwoven gaba- gaba stalks, as a retreat during earthquakes, when the overthrow of the flimsy arbour would entail no injury, though it serves as a shelter from the torrential rains which often accompany volcanic disturbances. – Through the Malay Archipelago by Emily Richings
  3. Their appearance was the signal for a tremendous outburst of firing on the part of the Turkish snipers, and a moment later the two 77- millimetre German guns which had been brought from Gaba Tepe changed the direction of their fire from the beach to the advancing troops. – On Land And Sea At The Dardanelles by Thomas Charles Bridges
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