Definition of transsynaptic in English:
Occurring or existing across a nerve synapse.
- It is based on the transsynaptic transfer of green fluorescent protein in the brains of mice using a fusion protein with a nontoxic fragment of tetanus toxin expressed in defined neurons.
- The best available tools, transsynaptic tracers, are unable to distinguish weak direct connections from strong indirect ones.
- Transsynapptic neuronal degeneration of optic nerves consequent to occipital lobe lesions is a rare phenomenon.