AXON TERMINAL By N., Sam M.S. - 18 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 SYNAPTIC VESICLE AXO-AXONAL SYNAPSE RELEASE ZONE NEUROMUSCULAR JUNCTION SYNAPSE SHERRINGTON, CHARLES SCOTT(1857-1952) NEUROTRANSMISSION SPEECH DISORDERS EXCITATORY SYNAPSE SYNAPTIC CLEFT Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "AXON TERMINAL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/axon-terminal/ (accessed July 4, 2022).