polysynaptic


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pol·y·syn·ap·tic

 (pŏl′ē-sĭ-năp′tĭk)
adj.
Of or involving two or more synapses in the nervous system: a polysynaptic reflex.

polysynaptic

(ˌpɒlɪsɪˈnæptɪk)
adj
(Physiology) physiol med characterized by multiple synapses
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Monosynaptic and polysynaptic pathways have been shown to mediate TVR (Desmedt and Godeaux, 1980; Luo et al.
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