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Pronunciation: ol'i-go-si-nap'tik

Definition: Referring to neural conduction pathways that are interrupted by only a few synaptic junctions, made up of a sequence of only few nerve cells, in contrast to polysynaptic pathways.

Synonym(s): paucisynaptic

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