adjective Physiology.

having or involving more than one synapse.

Origin of polysynaptic

1960–65; poly- + synaptic
Related formspol·y·syn·ap·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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polysynaptic in Medicine




Of or involving neural conduction pathways formed by a chain of many synaptically connected nerve cells.
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