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1. Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nicotinic receptors)
One of two types of neurotransmitter receptors in the hippocampus (a part of the brain ) that naturally respond to acetylcholine ; this type will also respond to nicotine by bolstering the actions of other neurotransmitters and aiding memory performance, especially short-term memory.