synapse

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From Ancient Greek σύναψις (súnapsis, conjunction), from συνάπτω (sunáptō, to clasp).

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synapse (plural synapses)

  1. (neuroanatomy, cytology) The junction between the terminal of a neuron and either another neuron or a muscle or gland cell, over which nerve impulses pass.

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synapse (third-person singular simple present synapses, present participle synapsing, simple past and past participle synapsed)

  1. (intransitive) To form a synapse.
  2. (intransitive) To undergo synapsis.

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synapse f

  1. synapse

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synapse f (plural synapses)

  1. (neuroanatomy, cytology) synapse

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