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Term: olfactory receptor cell 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: olfactory receptor cell
Synonyms: olfactory receptor neuron, olfactory sensory neuron, Schultze's cell
Definition:
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009125]
Name: synaptic vesicle
Synonyms: docked vesicle
Definition: A secretory organelle, typically 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