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- adjective Of or involving two or more synapses in the nervous system.
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- adjective of a reflex or impulse of or involving multiple
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Carbamazepine has been demonstrated to decrease seizure activity in animals with electrically and chemically induced seizures. 5 It is believed to act by, "reducing polysynaptic responses and blocking the post-tetanic potentiation."
Bottom, with a hyperpolarizing bias current to prevent PIC activation, the same stimulation only evoked a polysynaptic EPSP (lower plot).
Centrally acting Alpha 2 - noradrenergic agonist acting primarily to decrease polysynaptic reflex activity