SYNAPTIC CLEFT

a gap in a synapse between the terminal butt on one neuron and the dendrite of a neighbouring neuron. Also called a synaptic gap. This gap is between two neurons.

SYNAPTIC CLEFT: "The synaptic cleft is also called a synaptic gap."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SYNAPTIC CLEFT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/synaptic-cleft/ (accessed September 21, 2020).
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