POSTSYNAPTIC

adjective. 1. of or corresponding to the area of a neuron in a synapse which is recipient to and reacts to a neurotransmitter. 2. of or corresponding to a neuron which is recipient to a signal by way of a synapse.

POSTSYNAPTIC: "The postsynaptic response was not expected."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "POSTSYNAPTIC," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/postsynaptic/ (accessed September 27, 2020).
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