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presynaptic

[ pree-si-nap-tik ]
/ ˌpri sɪˈnæp tɪk /
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adjective Physiology.
being or occurring on the transmitting end of a discharge across a synapse.
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Origin of presynaptic

1905–10; pre- + synaptic

OTHER WORDS FROM presynaptic

pre·syn·ap·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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