presynaptic

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

Definition of presynaptic

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

presynaptically

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1937

First Known Use of presynaptic

1937


Medical Dictionary

presynaptic

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

Medical Definition of presynaptic

  1. :  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

presynaptically

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