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American English: /ˈsɪnˌæps/
British English: /ˈsʌɪnaps/
, /ˈsɪnaps/

Translation of synapse in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • There, electrical impulses propel vesicles into the cell wall to spray the neurotransmitter into the synapse.
    • This results in a greater quantity of a particular neurotransmitter remaining in the synapse.
    • It's at a synapse that one nerve cell releases chemicals to signal an adjoining nerve cell.

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