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synapsenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsaɪ.næps/ specialized
the ​point at which ​electricalsignalsmove from one ​nervecell to another
synaptic
adjective uk   us   /sɪˈnæp.tɪk/
(Definition of synapse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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synapsenoun [C]

 /ˈsɪn·æps, sɪˈnæps/
biology the ​point at which ​electricalsignals move from one ​nervecell to another
(Definition of synapse from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “synapse”
in Spanish Sinapsis…
in Vietnamese synapse…
in Malaysian sinaps…
in Thai ช่องว่างระหว่างเซลล์ประสาท…
in Chinese (Simplified) (神经元的)突触…
in Indonesian penghubung jaringan syaraf…
in Chinese (Traditional) (兩個神經元的相接處)突觸…
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