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monosynaptic

 [mon″o-sĭ-nap´tik]
pertaining to or passing through a single synapse.

mon·o·sy·nap·tic

(mon'ō-si-nap'tik),
Referring to direct neural connections (those not involving an internuncial neuron); for example, the direct connection between primary sensory nerve cells and motor neurons characterizing the monosynaptic reflex arc.

monosynaptic

/mono·syn·ap·tic/ (-sĭ-nap´tik) pertaining to or passing through a single synapse.

monosynaptic

(mŏn′ō-sə-năp′tĭk)
adj.
Having one neural synapse.

mon′o·syn·ap′ti·cal·ly adv.

mon·o·sy·nap·tic

(mon'ō-si-nap'tik)
Referring to direct neural connections not involving an intermediary neuron.

monosynaptic

pertaining to or passing through a single synapse.
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The H-reflex is produced when action potentials traveling proximally along sensory fibers enter the dorsal horn of the spinal cord, stimulating the monosynaptic reflex arc.
Input-output curves were obtained before and after tetanic stimulation in slices from animals after in vivo exposure by monitoring the amplitude of the fEPSP, reflecting the monosynaptic response generated in many different neurons recorded from the apical dendritic layer as a function of stimulation intensity.
Monosynaptic and polysynaptic pathways have been shown to mediate TVR (Desmedt and Godeaux, 1980; Luo et al.
A team led by Gladstone Investigator Anatol Kreitzer, PhD, and Salk Investigator Edward Callaway, PhD, combined mouse models with a sophisticated tracing technique-known as the monosynaptic rabies virus system-to assemble brain-wide maps of neurons that connect with the basal ganglia, a region of the brain that is involved in movement and decision-making.
The movement of the vibration plate during WBV exposure is postulated to activate both monosynaptic and polysynaptic neural pathways adequate to generate a "tonic vibration reflex," similar to the stretch reflex.
After a burst of high-frequency stimulation to a monosynaptic pathway, the postsynaptic response magnitude is significantly increased.
1989), which is mediated by monosynaptic and polysynaptic pathways (Matthews, 1966; Romaiguere et al.
In the non-SCI model, various modes of exercise clearly influence monosynaptic reflex pathways [146-147].
The origin of this pathway appears to be a monosynaptic system that projects from the motor areas of the putamen to the internal globus pallidus.
The soleus H reflex has been used as a tool for assessing monosynaptic reflex excitability in humans during both rest and voluntary activity [1].