AXON TERMINAL

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AXON TERMINAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/axon-terminal/ (accessed October 11, 2021).
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