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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 neuron by which a nerve impulse is conveyed to a synapse <presynaptic terminals> <presynaptic inhibition> <a presynaptic membrane>

presynaptically \-ti-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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