Associations to the word «Synapse»

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Wiktionary

SYNAPSE, noun. (neuroanatomy) (cytology) The junction between the terminal of a neuron and either another neuron or a muscle or gland cell, over which nerve impulses pass.
SYNAPSE, verb. (intransitive) To form a synapse.
SYNAPSE, verb. (intransitive) To undergo synapsis.

Dictionary definition

SYNAPSE, noun. The junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle; "nerve impulses cross a synapse through the action of neurotransmitters".

Wise words

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