paucisynaptic

SYN: oligosynaptic. [L. paucus, few, + synapse]

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pau·ci·syn·ap·tic (paw″se-sin-apґtik) [pauci- + synaptic] oligosynaptic.

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  • oligosynaptic — Referring to neural conduction pathways that are interrupted by only a few synaptic junctions, i.e., made up of a sequence of only few nerve cells, in contrast to polysynaptic pathways. SYN: paucisynaptic. * * * ol·i·go·syn·ap·tic… …   Medical dictionary

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