Origin of synapse
OTHER WORDS FROM synapsesyn·ap·tic [si-nap-tik], /sɪˈnæp tɪk/, syn·ap·ti·cal, adjectivesyn·ap·ti·cal·ly, adverb
How to use synapse in a sentence
And the toxin, which sits in the synapses between neurons, can take weeks to wash out.
That three-pound lump of gray matter contains 100 billion neurons and 100 trillion synapses, or connections.
It was over now, but his synapses were still crackling with the memories of those burning lashes of energy.But, I Don't Think|Gordon Randall Garrett
They are supposed to be due to a change at the synapses connecting neurone with neurone in the grey matter.
Synapses shorted with soundless cold fire, and waited in timeless stasis for rechannelling.The Cuckoo Clock|Wesley Barefoot
Gral would not have called it laziness; his crude synapses could not have contained the thought, much less given it relevance.
But inevitably his synapses took hold, the neuronic links grooved, and to Gral one thought emerged: the vines would never do.