synaptic

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adjective syn·ap·tic \sə-ˈnap-tik\

Definition of synaptic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a synapsis

  2. 2 :  of or relating to a synapse

synaptically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of synaptic

New Latin synapsis


First Known Use: 1895


Medical Dictionary

synaptic

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adjective syn·ap·tic \si-ˈnap-tik, British also sī-\

Medical Definition of synaptic

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or participating in synapsis <synaptic chromosomes>

  2. 2:  of or relating to a synapse <synaptic transmission>

synaptically

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