synaptosome

noun
syn·ap·to·some | \sə-ˈnap-tə-ˌsōm \

Definition of synaptosome 

: a nerve ending that is isolated from homogenized nerve tissue (as of the brain)

Other Words from synaptosome

synaptosomal \sə-ˌnap-tə-ˈsō-məl \ adjective

First Known Use of synaptosome

1964, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for synaptosome

synaptic + -o- + -some entry 3

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synaptosome

noun
syn·ap·to·some | \sə-ˈnap-tə-ˌsōm \

Medical Definition of synaptosome 

: a nerve ending that is isolated from homogenized nerve tissue (as of the brain)

Other Words from synaptosome

synaptosomal \-ˌnap-tə-ˈsō-məl \ adjective

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