what is an axon terminal?

what is an axon terminal?

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In it's simplest form, an axon terminal is the part of a neuron 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 in the form of impulses to the neurons with which it is connected.
chlo_90
26 June 2013
thanks! this helped so much!
ellsbells7
26 June 2013
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med_student92
05 July 2013
I've always found diagrams like this the best way to visualise an axon terminal it is essentially another name for a synapse.
med_student92
05 July 2013
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