synaptic


syn·ap·tic

adjective \sə-ˈnap-tik\

Definition of SYNAPTIC

1
:  of or relating to a synapsis
2
:  of or relating to a synapse
syn·ap·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of SYNAPTIC

New Latin synapsis
First Known Use: 1895

syn·ap·tic

adjective \si-ˈnap-tik, British also sī-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SYNAPTIC

1
: of, relating to, or participating in synapsis <synaptic chromosomes>
2
: of or relating to a synapse <synaptic transmission>
syn·ap·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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