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synaptic

 [sĭ-nap´tik]
1. pertaining to a synapse.
2. pertaining to a synapsis.

sy·nap·tic

(si-nap'tik),
1. Relating to a synapse.
2. Relating to synapsis.

synaptic

/syn·ap·tic/ (sĭ-nap´tik)
1. pertaining to or affecting a synapse.
2. pertaining to synapsis.

synaptic

(sĭ-năp′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a synapse: synaptic nerve endings.
2. Of or relating to synapsis: the synaptic phase in meiosis.

syn·ap′ti·cal·ly adv.

synaptic

[sinap′tik]
Etymology: Gk, synaptein, to join
pertaining to or resembling a synapse.

syn·ap·tic

(si-nap'tik)
1. Relating to a synapse.
2. Relating to synapsis.

sy·nap·tic

(si-nap'tik)
1. Relating to a synapse.
2. Relating to synapsis.

synaptic

pertaining to a synapse.

synaptic cleft
a narrow space between the plasma membranes of the presynaptic and postsynaptic cells.
synaptic junction
see synapse.
synaptic vesicle
one located in the axon terminal of a presynaptic cell, containing neurotransmitter substances.
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