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polysynaptic

Pronunciation: pol'e-sin-ap'tik

Definition: Referring to neural pathways formed by a chain of a large number of synaptically connected nerve cells, as distinguished from oligosynaptic conduction systems.

Synonym(s): multisynaptic

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