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polysynaptic

[ pol-ee-si-nap-tik ]
/ ˌpɒl i sɪˈnæp tɪk /
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adjective Physiology.
having or involving more than one synapse.
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Origin of polysynaptic

1960–65; poly- + synaptic

OTHER WORDS FROM polysynaptic

pol·y·syn·ap·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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Medical definitions for polysynaptic

polysynaptic
[ pŏl′ē-sĭ-năptĭk ]

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