Definition of monosynaptic in English:

monosynaptic

Line breaks: mono|synap¦tic
Pronunciation: /ˌmɒnə(ʊ)sɪˈnaptɪk
 
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adjective

Physiology
  • (Of a reflex pathway) involving a single synapse.
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    • 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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