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presynaptic

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

1905–10; pre- + synaptic
Related formspre·syn·ap·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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presynaptic in Medicine

presynaptic

(prē′sĭ-năptĭk)
adj.
  1. Relating to the area on the proximal side of a synaptic gap.
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