multisynaptic


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multisynaptic

 [mul″tĭ-sĭ-nap´tik]
pertaining to or relayed through two or more synapses.

pol·y·syn·ap·tic

(pol'ē-sin-ap'tik),
Referring to neural pathways formed by a chain of a large number of synaptically connected nerve cells, as distinguished from oligosynaptic conduction systems.
Synonym(s): multisynaptic

multisynaptic

[-sinap′tik]
Etymology: L, multus + Gk, synaptein, to join
pertaining to a nervous process or system of nerve cells requiring a series of synapses.

pol·y·syn·ap·tic

(pol'ē-sin-ap'tik)
Referring to neural pathways formed by a chain of a large number of synaptically connected nerve cells, as distinguished from oligosynaptic conduction systems.
Synonym(s): multisynaptic.

multisynaptic

pertaining to or relayed through two or more synapses.
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The gland receives input from the retina via the suprachiasmic nucleus (SCN) in a multisynaptic pathway (Fig 1).