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1. Choline
* acetylcholine * A thick, alkaline, water-and-alcohol soluble liquid in the vitamin B complex. It acts mainly to inhibit lipid decomposition in the liver and to lower blood pressure. It is found in vegetables, seeds, beans, organ meats, and egg yolk.

2. Choline acetyltransferase (CAT)
An enzyme that controls the production of acetylcholine ; appears to be depleted in the brains of Alzheimer 's patients.

3. Cholinergic
Affecting or in reference to nerve endings or other physiological parts or processes that are influenced in some way by the neurotransmitter acetylcholine .

4. Cholinergic parasympathomimetic agent
A chemical substance that causes the release of choline (acetylcholine) from parasympathetic nerve endings.

5. Cholinergic system
The system of nerve cells that uses acetylcholine as its neurotransmitter ; nerve cells in the cholinergic system are damaged in the brains of Alzheimer 's patients.

6. Cholinesterase (choline esterase II, pseudocholinesterase, serumcholinesterase)
A hydrolase -class enzyme that breaks down the neurotransmitter acetylcholine and other choline ester s. It is found in the blood, liver and pancreas.

7. Cholinesterase and pseudocholinesterase inhibitors
These are substances which inhibit the enzyme cholinesterase and thus enhance and subsequently prevent transmission of nerve impulses from one nerve cell to another or to a muscle.

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