Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Histamine

Inflammatory neurotransmitter found in all animal and plant tissue; its release within the human body results in constriction of the bronchioles, dilation of arterioles, an increase in gastric secretions, and lowered blood pressure.

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