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postsynaptic

[pohst-si-nap-tik] /ˌpoʊst sɪˈnæp tɪk/
adjective, Physiology.
1.
being or occurring on the receiving end of a discharge across the synapse.
Origin of postsynaptic
1905-1910
1905-10; post- + synaptic
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postsynaptic in Medicine

postsynaptic post·syn·ap·tic (pōst'sĭ-nāp'tĭk)
adj.
Situated behind or occurring after a synapse.

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