syn·​ap·​to·​phy·​sin sə-ˈnap-tə-ˌfī-sᵊn How to pronounce synaptophysin (audio)
: a transmembrane glycoprotein found chiefly in presynaptic vesicles of neurons and neurosecretory granules of neuroendocrine cells

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“Synaptophysin.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Mar. 2023.

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