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  • "His ah-h-h synaptic responses are very swift," she said.†   (source)
  • Just from being near Apophis I felt like I was coming undone—my brain synapses, my DNA, everything that made me Carter Kane was slowly dissolving.†   (source)
  • As if my brain is synapsing, reality hits me.†   (source)
  • Used Up Burned out, adrift on a sea of uncertain synapses, a place where your eyes refuse to focus and your brain refuses to function.†   (source)
  • Puller performs his kill algorithm at lightning speed, his synapses traveling far faster than even the bullet he's about to deliver.†   (source)
  • When my scrambled brain finally cleared and my synapses began firing again, I was on my back with my worried miniflock p eering down at me.†   (source)
  • The words washed over him, reaching into the deepest marrow of his bones, caressing each hidden synapse, flowing through every vein, as though he had been given a transfusion.†   (source)
  • It's an inherited genetic defect that means the transmitter substance in his nerve synapses doesn't function properly.†   (source)
  • Synaptic bypass: eighty-four.†   (source)
  • Instantly, every synapse in my brain started firing to try and find the perfect, spontaneous thing to say.†   (source)
  • Wyoh looked at me and I could see synapses snapping.†   (source)
  • Some jittery and feverish nervous activity, I felt, some abnormally frantic interchange of neurons in their chaotic synapses, was taking place under each square millimeter of his skin.†   (source)
  • There are some forty thousand neurons packed together in a square millimeter of the cerebral cortex, in such a fashion that each one has several hundred synaptic connections with others about it.†   (source)
  • The never-ending make-and-break of synapses contributed a crackling hail of complex rhythms.†   (source)
  • He thinks exercise helps build elasticity in synapses.
  • Because they left their initials burned into the cauterized synapses.†   (source)
  • Only recently had his wounded synapses allowed him to name it.†   (source)
  • If you get them working enough, every day, it's like a brain synapse—it can come back.†   (source)
  • It must have been another one of those synaptic breakdowns, like the one he had at Bigelows.†   (source)
  • A couple of synapses actually connected in my brain.†   (source)
  • We electrically stimulated your synaptic nerve endings while your brain was developing.†   (source)
  • Powell could sense every conscious synapse losing hold.†   (source)
  • Normally the Consul would have been appalled by even the thought of a deathwand nearby-the slighttest mistaken touch could pure every synapse on the balcony-but at this moment he was oddly reassured by the sight of it.†   (source)
  • Like synapses of a giant heart all firing in tandem, the people reached for God, in dozens of languages, in hundreds of countries.†   (source)
  • Lilly was right: That day in Bigelows, he WAS only suffering from a synaptic breakdown when he smiled at you.†   (source)
  • He suffers from a disease called congenital analgesia, which means the transmitter substance in his nerve synapses doesn't function.†   (source)
  • Synapses melted in my brain.†   (source)
  • Brain Lag described it better, synapses quieting, gray matter shutting down, except the pain center part, Leigh's elementary nursing'alcohol, hydrogen peroxide, and a dab of Neosporin'had only managed to make the aching mess hurt even more, although she probably killed off a germ or two.†   (source)
  • And then his voice, transmuted back into what I had always conceived as Educated High Brooklyn, became a snarl of such ferocity that even the myriad intervening and humming electronic synapses could not filter out the force of its crazed but human rage.†   (source)
  • The series of osmotic injections begins with the topmost strata of cortical synapses and slowly works down, switching off every circuit, extinguishing every memory, destroying every particle of the pattern that has been built up since birth.†   (source)
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