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postsynaptic

adjective post·syn·ap·tic \ˌpōs(t)-sə-ˈnap-tik\

Definition of POSTSYNAPTIC

1
:  occurring after synapsis <a postsynaptic chromosome>
2
:  of, occurring in, or being a nerve cell by which a wave of excitation is conveyed away from a synapse <a postsynaptic membrane>
post·syn·ap·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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First Known Use of POSTSYNAPTIC

1909
Medical Dictionary

postsynaptic

adjective post·syn·ap·tic \ˌpōst-sə-ˈnap-tik\

Medical Definition of POSTSYNAPTIC

1
:  occurring after synapsis <a postsynaptic chromosome>
2
:  relating to, occurring in, or being part of a nerve cell by which a wave of excitation is conveyed away from a synapse <postsynaptic dopamine receptors>
post·syn·ap·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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