monosynaptic

adjective

mono·​syn·​ap·​tic ˌmä-nō-sə-ˈnap-tik How to pronounce monosynaptic (audio)
: having or involving a single neural synapse
monosynaptically adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of monosynaptic was in 1942

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“Monosynaptic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monosynaptic. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

monosynaptic

adjective

mono·​syn·​ap·​tic ˌmän-ō-sə-ˈnap-tik How to pronounce monosynaptic (audio)
: having or involving a single neural synapse
monosynaptically adverb
monosynaptically activated neurons
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