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)

synaptosomal

play \sə-ˌnap-tə-ˈsō-məl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of synaptosome

synaptic + -o- + 3-some


Medical Dictionary

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)

synaptosomal

play \-ˌnap-tə-ˈsō-məl\ adjective

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