polysynaptic

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adjective poly·syn·ap·tic \ˌpä-lē-sə-ˈnap-tik\

Definition of polysynaptic

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

polysynaptically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of polysynaptic

1942


Medical Dictionary

polysynaptic

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adjective poly·syn·ap·tic \ˌpäl-i-sə-ˈnap-tik\

Medical Definition of polysynaptic

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

polysynaptically

\-ti-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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