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postsynaptic

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

Definition of postsynaptic

  1. 1 :  occurring after synapsis <a postsynaptic chromosome>

  2. 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 play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


1909

First Known Use of postsynaptic

1909


Medical Dictionary

postsynaptic

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

Medical Definition of postsynaptic

  1. 1:  occurring after synapsis <a postsynaptic chromosome>

  2. 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>

  3. post·syn·ap·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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