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Term: enteric nervous system synaptic vesicle
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: enteric nervous system
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Definition: Nervous system that is involved primarily with the internal regulation of the gustatory processes. In most vertebrates the enteric neurons form two layers of ganglionic plexuses located along the entire length of the gastrointestinal tract.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0001155]
Name: synaptic vesicle
Synonyms: docked vesicle
Definition: A secretory organelle, some 50 nm in diameter, of presynaptic nerve terminals; accumulates in high concentrations of neurotransmitters and secretes these into the synaptic cleft by fusion with the 'active zone' of the presynaptic plasma membrane.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0008021]   QuickGO   AmiGO