Asked Nov 3, 2019

Distinguish between presynaptic & postsynaptic neurons and between axodendritic, axosomatic & axoaxonic synapses

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Synapse also called neuronal junction, the site of transmission of electric nerve impulses between two neurons (nerve cells) or between a neuron and a gland or muscle cell. At a synapse, one neuron sends a message to a target neuron. Most of the synapses are chemical synapses communicate using chemical messengers. Other synapses are electrical and in these synapses ions flow directly between cells.

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