AXON TERMINAL By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 refers to the end of an axon or an axon branch, which forms a synapse on a neuron or other target. See also terminal button. AXON TERMINAL: "The axon terminal of a neuron is most commonly located at the end of the axon, nearest to the synaptic cleft." Related Psychology Terms TERMINAL BUTTON AXO-AXONAL SYNAPSE SYNAPSE AXON HILLOCK SYNAPTIC VESICLE SYNAPTIC CLEFT RELEASE ZONE DALE'S LAW NERVE FIBER POSTSYNAPTIC Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AXON TERMINAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/axon-terminal/ (accessed April 17, 2021).