eph·​ap·​tic (ˈ)ef-ˈap-tik How to pronounce ephaptic (audio)
: relating to or being electrical conduction of a nerve impulse across an ephapse without the mediation of a neurotransmitter

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“Ephaptic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ephaptic. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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