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presynaptic

[pree-si-nap-tik] /ˌpri sɪˈnæp tɪk/
adjective, Physiology
1.
being or occurring on the transmitting end of a discharge across a synapse.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; pre- + synaptic
Related forms
presynaptically, adverb
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presynaptic in Medicine

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

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