polysynaptic

adjective
poly·​syn·​ap·​tic | \ ˌpä-lē-sə-ˈnap-tik How to pronounce polysynaptic (audio) \

Definition of polysynaptic

: involving two or more synapses in the central nervous system polysynaptic reflexes

Other Words from polysynaptic

polysynaptically \ ˌpä-​lē-​sə-​ˈnap-​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce polysynaptically (audio) \ adverb

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1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Polysynaptic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polysynaptic. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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polysynaptic

adjective
poly·​syn·​ap·​tic | \ ˌpäl-i-sə-ˈnap-tik How to pronounce polysynaptic (audio) \

Medical Definition of polysynaptic

: involving two or more synapses in the central nervous system polysynaptic reflexes

Other Words from polysynaptic

polysynaptically \ -​ti-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce polysynaptically (audio) \ adverb

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