Term: photoreceptor cell axon terminus
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Name: photoreceptor cell
Synonyms: photoreceptor cells
Definition: A cell specialized to detect and transduce light.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0009127]
Name: axon terminus
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.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0043679]   QuickGO   AmiGO