gap junction

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gap junction

n.
An intercellular network of protein channels that facilitates the cell-to-cell passage of ions, hormones, and neurotransmitters.

gap′ junc`tion


n.
Biol. a structure consisting of a series of channels extending across the gap between two cells, allowing the passage of ions, small molecules, etc.
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nexus
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