- an abundant, tuftlike branching at the axon ending of certain nerve cells.
Origin of end brush
First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for end brush
Communication across a synapse is always in one direction, from end-brush to dendrites.
The axon of one neurone, through its end-brush, is in close contact with the dendrites of another neurone.