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Related to monosynaptic: polysynaptic
pertaining to or passing through a single synapse.
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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.
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Having one neural synapse.
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Referring to direct neural connections not involving an intermediary neuron.
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