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Inhibitory Postsynaptic Potentials

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Description of Inhibitory Postsynaptic Potentials

Inhibitory Postsynaptic Potentials: The hyperpolarization of membrane potentials at the SYNAPTIC MEMBRANES of target neurons by transmission of NERVE IMPULSES which have an inhibitory influence. They are local changes which result in diminishing the responsiveness to excitatory signals.
Source: MeSH 2007

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