[ pohst-si-nap-tik ]
/ ˌpoʊst sɪˈnæp tɪk /
being or occurring on the receiving end of a discharge across the synapse.
Words nearby postsynaptic
Origin of postsynaptic
1905–10; post- + synaptic
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Medicine definitions for postsynaptic
[ pōst′sĭ-năp′tĭk ]
Situated behind or occurring after a synapse.
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