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Gamma alcoholism is defined as a drinking pattern characterized by loss of control .

- Gamma Amino Butyric Acid (GABA) : Gamma amino butyric acid (GABA) refers to the most abundant inhibitory neurotransmitter in the brain

Gamma waves refer to repetitive activity in neurons at a rhythm of 30 to 80 action potentials per second

- Gamma-aminobutyric acid: gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) refers to Neurotransmitter that reduces activity across the synaptic cleft and thus inhibits a range of behaviors and emotions , especially generalized anxiety.

Ganesh refers to the Hindu Elephant God who removes lifes obstacles.

Gang refers to an ongoing loosely organized association of three or more persons, whether formal or informal, that has a common name, signs , symbols, or colors, whose members engage, either individually or collectively, in violent or other forms of illegal behavior.

Ganglia refer to a strategic collection of nerve cells in the peripheral nervous system . Ganglion (singular form of Ganglia) refers to the cluster of neuron cell bodies, usually outside the central nervous system (CNS)

Ganglion cell is defines as a type of neuron in the retina that receives input from the bipolar cells ; a neuron in the retina that receives inputs from bipolar and amacrine cells . The axons of the ganglion cells travel out of the eye in the optic nerve . Moreover, Ganglion cells is defined as a kind of neuron usually situated near the inner surface of the retina of the eye; receive visual information from photoreceptors by way of bipolar cells and amacrine cells; send visual information from the retina to several different parts of the brain, such as the thalamus and the hypothalamus .

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