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Presynaptic Terminals

The distal terminations of axons which are specialized for the release of neurotransmitters. Also included are varicosities along the course of axons which have similar specializations and also release transmitters. Presynaptic terminals in both the central and peripheral nervous systems are included.

Year introduced: 1994

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Tree Number(s): A08.675.542.145.750, A08.850.700, A11., A11.671.137.750, A11.671.501.145.750

MeSH Unique ID: D017729

Entry Terms:

  • Presynaptic Terminal
  • Terminal, Presynaptic
  • Terminals, Presynaptic
  • Synaptic Terminals
  • Synaptic Terminal
  • Terminal, Synaptic
  • Terminals, Synaptic
  • Synaptic Boutons
  • Bouton, Synaptic
  • Boutons, Synaptic
  • Synaptic Bouton
  • Axon Terminals
  • Axon Terminal
  • Terminal, Axon
  • Terminals, Axon
  • Nerve Endings, Presynaptic
  • Ending, Presynaptic Nerve
  • Endings, Presynaptic Nerve
  • Nerve Ending, Presynaptic
  • Presynaptic Nerve Ending
  • Presynaptic Nerve Endings

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