presynaptic

adjective pre·syn·ap·tic \ ˌprē-sə-ˈnap-tik \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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

presynaptically

play \ˌprē-sə-ˈnap-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of presynaptic

1937


Medical Dictionary

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

presynaptically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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