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What is an axon terminal?

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2016-01-05 01:23:30
2016-01-05 01:23:30

An axon terminal is the structure of a neuron (a single cell of the central or peripheral nervous system) at the end of it's axon that forms a synapse with another neuron. Generally, the axon terminal is the point at which a neuron passes information to the neurons with which it is connected.

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