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Search Results for: excitatory synapse

Excitatory synapse

Definition noun (1) A synapse in which the nerve impulse in a presynaptic cell tend to increase the probability of the... Read More

Synapse

Definition noun, plural: synapses A specialized structure or junction that allows cell to cell communication. verb (1) To... Read More

Axon terminal

An axon terminal is any of the button-like endings of axons through which axons make synaptic contacts with other nerve... Read More

Axon hillock

Axon Hillock Definition What is axon hillock? If you are familiar with the different parts of the neuron, the axon hillock... Read More

Depolarization

Definition noun The deprivation or the process of neutralization of polarity, as that in nerve... Read More

Postsynaptic

Definition adjective (1) Of or pertaining to or being on the receiving end of a discharge across a synapse. (2) Pertaining... Read More

Ganglia

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More