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1. Of or relating to a synapse: synaptic nerve endings.
2. Of or relating to synapsis: the synaptic phase in meiosis.

[From Greek sunaptos, joined together, from sunaptein, to join together; see synapse.]

syn·ap′ti·cal·ly adv.


(sɪˈnæptɪk) or


(Physiology) of or relating to a synapse
synˈaptically adv
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Adj.1.synaptic - (neuroscience) of or involving synapses


a. sináptico-a, rel. a la sinapsis.
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They explained that a memory is created, when communication between neurons is altered by means of a process called synaptic plasticity.
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Chemoaffinity tags are envisioned to provide a recognition code that would encompass the recognition of self versus non-self, recognition of sister cells, and recognition of appropriate and inappropriate synaptic partners.
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Conclusion: These results indicate that TEN enhances the basic synaptic transmission via stimulating presynaptic intracellular calcium.
These pioneering studies of synaptic transmission were accomplished at visually identified presynaptic terminals, whereas investigations of neurotransmission in the mammalian central nervous system (CNS) were performed with blind microelectrode recordings from anesthetized animals.
The data show not only that HuCNS-SC cells preserve the number of photoreceptors that would otherwise be lost, but also that the surviving photoreceptors appear healthy and normal, and maintain their synaptic connection to other important cells necessary for visual function.