noun. ['ˈsɪæps'] the junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle.
- neuromuscular junction
- myoneural junction
- assortative mating
- σύναψις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- συνάπτω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Rhymes with Synapse
How do you pronounce synapse?
Pronounce synapse as sɪæps.
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Sentences with synapse
1. Noun, singular or mass
To do this, the chemical must jump across the space between nerve cells, called a synapse.