boutons terminaux

ax·on ter·mi·nals

the somewhat enlarged, often club-shaped endings by which axons make synaptic contacts with other nerve cells or with effector cells (muscle or gland cells). Axon terminals contain neurotransmitters of various kinds, sometimes more than one. These can be demonstrated by chemical analysis and immunocytochemical methods.
See also: synapse.

boutons terminaux

(boo-tŏn′ tĕr-mĭ-nō′) [Fr., terminal buttons]
The bulblike expansions at the tips of axons that come into synaptic contact with the cell bodies of other neurons.

boutons terminaux (bŏŏt´ons ter´minō),

n.pl See end-feet.