adverb see postsynaptic

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • postsynaptically — adv. at the distant side of the synapse, after the synapse (Neurology) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • postsynaptic — adjective Date: 1909 1. occurring after synapsis < a postsynaptic chromosome > 2. of, occurring in, or being a nerve cell by which a wave of excitation is conveyed away from a synapse < a postsynaptic membrane > • postsynaptically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Retrograde signaling — In neuroscience, retrograde signaling is a phenomenon in which a signal travels from a postsynaptic neuron to a presynaptic one. Endocannabinoids are known to play a role in retrograde signaling, with the molecules being synthesized… …   Wikipedia

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