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Presynaptic cell

presynaptic cell (Science: physiology) In a chemical synapse, the cell that releases neurotransmitter that will stimulate... Read More

Neural Control Mechanisms

Nerve cells called neurons generate electric signals that pass from one end of the cell to another and release chemical... 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

Tissue

Tissue Definition What is tissue in the body? The body tissue is an aggregation of cells that function together and have a... Read More

Presynaptic

Definition adjective (1) Of, or relating to the transmitting end of a discharge across a synapse. (2) Pertaining to or being... 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

Ganglion

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

Postsynaptic cell

postsynaptic cell In a chemical synapse, the cell that receives a signal (binds neurotransmitter) from the presynaptic cell... 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

Miniature end plate potential

miniature end plate potential (Science: physiology) small fluctuations (typically 0.5 mV) in the resting potential of... Read More

Membrane

Definition noun, plural: membranes (1) (biology) A thin layer of tissue covering a surface or lining a cavity, space or... Read More

Actions of Caffeine in the Brain with Special Reference to Factors That Contribute to Its Widespread Use

IV. Actions of Caffeine on Brain Functions and Behavior Having discussed the molecular and neuronal actions of caffeine,... Read More

Sympathetic nervous system

Definition noun A division of the (vertebrate) autonomic nervous system that is chiefly involved in producing an immediate... Read More