Neurotransmitter vesicle

Definition

noun, plural: neurotransmitter vesicles

(neurobiology) Vesicle at the axon terminal of neuron, containing and storing neurotransmitters, which it releases into the synapse by exocytosis when an action potential reaches the axon terminal


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