Definition of monosynaptic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmänōsəˈnaptik/


(Of a reflex pathway) involving a single synapse.
Example sentences
  • In wild type, this response is via a monosynaptic pathway and has a characteristically short latency that is stable at high frequencies of stimulation.
  • The latency of the first potential was around 5 msec and was considered as monosynaptic reflex.
  • These include not only reciprocal inhibitory connections between the interneuron groups, but also monosynaptic inputs to swim motoneurons.

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Syllabification: mon·o·syn·ap·tic

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