postsphygmic interval n.
The interval in the cardiac cycle following the sphygmic interval to the opening of the atrioventricular valves. Also called postsphygmic period.
[pohst-struhk-cher-uh-liz-uh m] /poʊstˈstrʌk tʃər əˌlɪz əm/ noun 1. a variation of structuralism, often seen as a critique, emphasizing plurality of meaning and instability of concepts that structuralism uses to define society, language, etc. /pəʊstˈstrʌktʃərəˌlɪzəm/ noun 1. an approach to literature that, proceeding from the tenets of structuralism, maintains that, as words have no absolute meaning, […]
[sur-ji-kuh l] /ˈsɜr dʒɪ kəl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or involving or . 2. used in . 3. characterized by extreme precision or incisiveness: a surgical air strike against enemy targets. /ˈsɜːdʒɪkəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, involving, or used in surgery 2. (of an action) performed with extreme precision: a surgical air attack on […]
[pohst-si-nap-tik] /ˌpoʊst sɪˈnæp tɪk/ adjective, Physiology. 1. being or occurring on the receiving end of a discharge across the synapse. postsynaptic post·syn·ap·tic (pōst’sĭ-nāp’tĭk) adj. Situated behind or occurring after a synapse.
- Postsynaptic membrane
postsynaptic membrane n. The part of the cell membrane of a neuron or muscle fiber with which an axon terminal forms a synapse.