synaptic vesicle

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synaptic vesicle

n.
Any of several small, intracellular, membrane-bound vesicles at a synaptic junction of neurons that contain a neurotransmitter.
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synaptic vesicle

A membranous sac located within the presynaptic membrane of an axon terminal and containing a neurotransmitter.
See also: vesicle
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