end-foot


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bouton

 [boo-taw´] (Fr.)
button.
bouton terminal [ter-mĭ-nahl´] (pl. pl. boutons´ terminaux´) end-foot.

end-foot

(end´foot) bouton terminal.

end-foot

A terminal button; the enlarged end of a nerve fiber that terminates adjacent to the dendrite of another nerve cell.