ephapse eph·apse (ěf’āps’)
A point of contact where two or more nerve cell processes touch but do not form a typical synaptic contact.
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[ih-feeb, ef-eeb] /ɪˈfib, ˈɛf ib/ noun 1. a young man, especially an . /ɪˈfiːb; ˈɛfiːb/ noun 1. (in ancient Greece) a youth about to enter full citizenship, esp one undergoing military training
[ih-fee-buh s] /ɪˈfi bəs/ noun, plural ephebi [ih-fee-bahy] /ɪˈfi baɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. a youth of ancient Greece just entering manhood or commencing training for full Athenian citizenship.
ephebiatrics e·phe·bi·at·rics (ĭ-fē’bē-āt’rĭks) n. See adolescent medicine.