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ephaptic

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

epi- +‎ haptic?

AdjectiveEdit

ephaptic (not comparable)

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  1. Of or relating to a form of communication within the nervous system involving the coupling of adjacent (touching) nerve fibers caused by the exchange of ions between the cells, or as a result of local electrical fields, but distinct from direct communication systems such as synapses.