[pohst-struhk-cher-uh-liz-uh m] /poʊstˈstrʌk tʃər əˌlɪz əm/
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.
an approach to literature that, proceeding from the tenets of structuralism, maintains that, as words have no absolute meaning, any text is open to an unlimited range of interpretations
[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.
[pohst-sing-kruh-nuh-zey-shuh n] /ˌpoʊst sɪŋ krə nəˈzeɪ ʃən/ noun, Movies, Television. 1. the recording of dialogue and sound effects in synchronization with the picture after the film has been shot.