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postsynaptic

[ pohst-si-nap-tik ]
/ ˌpoʊst sɪˈnæp tɪk /
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adjective Physiology.
being or occurring on the receiving end of a discharge across the synapse.
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Origin of postsynaptic

1905–10; post- + synaptic
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