OBO ID: GO:0043679
Term Name: axon terminus Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • axon terminal
  • axon terminal specialization
  • motor endplate
  • nerve ending
Definition: Terminal inflated portion of the axon, containing the specialized apparatus necessary to release neurotransmitters. The axon terminus is considered to be the whole region of thickening and the terminal button is a specialized region of it.
References:
  • NIF_Subcellular:nlx_subcell_20090512
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component   QuickGO   AmiGO
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