[ sĭ-năp′tə-sōm′ ]
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A saclike structure containing synaptic vesicles and mitochondria, which breaks away from axon terminals when brain tissue is homogenized under controlled conditions.
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We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
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Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
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