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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Synaptic Transmission

    The communication from a NEURON to a target (neuron, muscle, or secretory cell) across a SYNAPSE. In chemical synaptic transmission, the presynaptic neuron releases a NEUROTRANSMITTER that diffuses across the synaptic cleft and binds to specific synaptic receptors, activating them. The activated receptors modulate specific ion channels and/or second-messenger systems in the postsynaptic cell. In electrical synaptic transmission, electrical signals are communicated as an ionic current flow across ELECTRICAL SYNAPSES.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of synaptic transmission in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of synaptic transmission in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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Translations for synaptic transmission

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  • synaptische ÜbertragungGerman
  • synaptic ٹرانسمیشنUrdu

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