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1. synapse

noun. ['ˈsɪæps'] the junction between two neurons (axon-to-dendrite) or between a neuron and a muscle.

Synonyms

  • conjunction
  • nervus
  • colligation
  • neuromuscular junction
  • myoneural junction
  • junction
  • nerve

Antonyms

  • assortative mating
  • detribalisation
  • detribalization
  • disunion

Etymology

  • σύναψις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • συνάπτω (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Synapse

  • aesop's
  • apocalypse
  • apps
  • arps
  • bancorp's
  • bancorp's
  • bishops'
  • bishop's
  • camp's
  • camps'
  • capps
  • cap's
  • chipps
  • chip's
  • chirps
  • citicorp's
  • citicorps
  • citicorps'
  • collapse
  • copps

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.

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