eph·​apse ˈef-ˌaps How to pronounce ephapse (audio)
: a point of contact between neurons
especially : the lateral contact between parallel fibers in a nerve or fiber tract

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“Ephapse.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ephapse. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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