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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

(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.
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Many aspects of long-term plasticity have been reproduced and analyzed using a conceptually simplified version of this network reduced to only two components--a pair of monosynaptically connected sensory-motor neurons (Rayport and Schacher, 1986).
However, it was also shown that stimulation of the brain inhibitory systems results in the enhancement of neuron hyperpolarization in various brain structures, either monosynaptically or via small number of switches (Clemente, 1968).