synaptic gap

n.

The minute space between the cell membrane of an axon terminal and of the target cell with which it synapses.synaptic cleft

Nearby words

  1. synapsis,
  2. synapte,
  3. synaptic,
  4. synaptic cleft,
  5. synaptic conduction,
  6. synaptic vesicle,
  7. synaptinemal complex,
  8. synaptosome,
  9. synarchy,
  10. synarthrodia


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