gap junction

noun

Definition of gap junction

  1. :  an area of contact between adjacent cells characterized by modification of the plasma membranes for intercellular communication or transfer of low molecular-weight substances

1967

First Known Use of gap junction

1967


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gap junction

noun

Medical Definition of gap junction

  1. :  an area of contact between adjacent cells characterized by modification of the plasma membranes for intercellular communication or transfer of low molecular-weight substances

gap–junctional

\ˈgap-ˌjəŋk-shən-əl, -shnəl\play adjective

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