synaptic


synaptic
1. Relating to a synapse. 2. Relating to synapsis.

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syn·ap·tic si-'nap-tik, Brit also sī- adj
1) of, relating to, or participating in synapsis <\synaptic chromosomes>
2) of or relating to a synapse <\synaptic transmission>
syn·ap·ti·cal·ly -ti-k(ə-)lē adv

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syn·ap·tic (sĭ-napґtik) 1. pertaining to or affecting a synapse. 2. pertaining to synapsis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • synaptic — syn·ap·tic (sĭ năpʹtĭk) adj. Of or relating to synapsis or a synapse: synaptic nerve endings; the synaptic phase in meiosis.   [From Greek sunaptos, joined together, from sunaptein, to join together. See synapse.]   syn·apʹti·cal·ly adv. * * * …   Universalium

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