verb (used without object), syn·apsed, syn·aps·ing.
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Origin of synapse
OTHER WORDS FROM synapsesyn·ap·tic [si-nap-tik], /sɪˈnæp tɪk/, syn·ap·ti·cal, adjectivesyn·ap·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for synapse
At any time, an atom will have a probability to be in one state, and another probability for a different state—a bit similar to whether a neuron decides to fire or not, or a synapse will pass on data or not.This ‘Quantum Brain’ Would Mimic Our Own to Speed Up AI|Shelly Fan|February 9, 2021|Singularity Hub
If we peer deeply into the brain, in other words, what we’ll find is that electrochemical synapse firings—produced by neurons of various types—are responsible for, as Koch puts it, the feeling of life itself, consciousness.Are the Brain’s Electromagnetic Fields the Seat of Consciousness? - Facts So Romantic|Tam Hunt|October 27, 2020|Nautilus
It’s also unclear if, and how, a hybrid synapse can work inside a living brain.Scientists Used Dopamine to Seamlessly Merge Artificial and Biological Neurons|Shelly Fan|June 23, 2020|Singularity Hub
If you followed such things at the time, perhaps the phrase “Phase II report” will snap a synapse or two.
Aren't all facts, at the neuron and synapse level, really the same?
As for Cain, one wonders what synapse snapped into action there.
Inside, the cacophony of neon signs are a synapse stimulus package for your jet-lagged mind.
Maybe his secretary's two neurones would fail to synapse this morning, and she'd lose them altogether.Meeting of the Board|Alan Edward Nourse
These are transferred from neuron to neuron through the synapse.
The contact of the axon of one neuron with the dendrons of another is called a synapse.
The place of juxtaposition of the end of one neurone against the beginning of another is called the synapse.
The simplest reflex arc consists then of a sensory neurone and a motor neurone, meeting at a synapse in a lower or reflex center.Psychology|Robert S. Woodworth