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Medical Term:

synapsin I

Pronunciation: si-nap'sin

Definition: A fibrous phosphoprotein that links synaptic vesicles together in the axon terminal; synapsin I is a substrate for certain kinases; phosphorylation of synapsin I allows release of neurotransmitters.

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