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Ontology Browser

Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
distal axon +     
presynapse +     
axon terminus +   
Terminal inflated portion of the axon, containing the specialized apparatus necessary to release neurotransmitters. The axon terminus is considered to be the whole region of thickening and the terminal button is a specialized region of it.
growth cone +   
presynaptic active zone +   
presynaptic cytoskeleton +   
presynaptic cytosol  
presynaptic endocytic zone +   
presynaptic endosome +   
presynaptic membrane +   
synaptic vesicle +   
terminal bouton +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: axon terminal ;   nerve ending
Related Synonyms: axon terminal specialization
Xrefs: NIF_Subcellular:nlx_subcell_20090512
Definition Sources: GOC:dph, GOC:jl

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