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presynaptic

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adjective pre·syn·ap·tic \ˌprē-sə-ˈnap-tik\

Definition of presynaptic

  1. :  of, occurring in, or being a neuron by which a nerve impulse is conveyed to a synapse <a presynaptic membrane> <a presynaptic neuron>

pre·syn·ap·ti·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


1937

First Known Use of presynaptic

1937


Medical Dictionary

presynaptic

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adjective pre·syn·ap·tic \-sə-ˈnap-tik\

Medical Definition of presynaptic

  1. :  relating to, occurring in, or being part of a nerve cell by which a wave of excitation is conveyed to a synapse <presynaptic terminals> <presynaptic inhibition> <a presynaptic membrane>

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




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