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Sir Charles Scott Sherrington (1857–1952) and the synapse
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  • Narayan Rao Rao
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    It is mentioned that Sherrington introduced the term Synapse. In fact the word synapse was introduced By Macheal Foster,then Professor of Physiology at Cambridge along with his mentor Arthur Woodllgar Verrall coined the word Synapse,meaning Clasp.Thus Sherrington made no such discovery,and is ti be credited only with having solicited the name. As he was working on Reflexes,he has advocated the physiological concept of Syn...

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