presynaptic

adjective
pre·syn·ap·tic | \ ˌprē-sə-ˈnap-tik \

Definition of presynaptic 

: of, occurring in, or being a neuron by which a nerve impulse is conveyed to a synapse a presynaptic membrane a presynaptic neuron

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presynaptically \ˌprē-sə-ˈnap-ti-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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1937, in the meaning defined above

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presynaptic

adjective
pre·syn·ap·tic | \ -sə-ˈnap-tik \

Medical Definition of presynaptic 

: 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

Other words from presynaptic

presynaptically \-ti-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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