ELECTRICAL SYNAPSE

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A type of synapse where the post and presynaptic membranes are joined instead of being separated.

ELECTRICAL SYNAPSE: "An electric synapse are joined by a gap junction so the nerve impulse is transmitted without being translated into a chemical message."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ELECTRICAL SYNAPSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/electrical-synapse/ (accessed August 15, 2022).

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