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Presynaptic Terminals

"Presynaptic Terminals" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The distal terminations of axons which are specialized for the release of neurotransmitters. Also included are varicosities along the course of axons which have similar specializations and also release transmitters. Presynaptic terminals in both the central and peripheral nervous systems are included.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Presynaptic Terminals" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Presynaptic Terminals" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 243 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 21 publications in 2002
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