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Meaning of EFFECTOR

Pronunciation:  i'fektur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an organ (a gland or muscle) that becomes active in response to nerve impulses
  2. [n]  a nerve fiber that terminates on a muscle or gland and stimulates contraction or secretion
  3. [n]  one who brings about a result or event; one who accomplishes a purpose

EFFECTOR is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: effecter
 Antonyms: receptor, sense organ, sensory receptor
 See Also: endplate, end-plate, human, individual, mortal, motor end plate, nerve fiber, nerve fibre, organ, person, somebody, someone, soul



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ef*fect"or\, n. [L.]
An effecter. --Derham.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: A molecule, chemical, or structure that regulates a pathway by increasing or decreasing the pathway's reaction rate.
 Definition: an enzyme produced by one of the structural genes that binds with the repressor and prevents the repressor from binding to the operator.