oligosynaptic ol·i·go·sy·nap·tic (ŏl’ĭ-gō-sĭ-nāp’tĭk)
Of or being neural conduction pathways that are made up of a sequence of only a few nerve cells and thus are interrupted by only a few synaptic junctions.


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