presynaptic

presynaptic

[pree-si-nap-tik]
adjective Physiology.
being or occurring on the transmitting end of a discharge across a synapse.

Origin:
1905–10; pre- + synaptic

presynaptically, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To presynaptic
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

presynaptic pre·syn·ap·tic (prē'sĭ-nāp'tĭk)
adj.
Relating to the area on the proximal side of a synaptic gap.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature