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bouton

 [boo-taw´] (Fr.)
button.
bouton terminal [ter-mĭ-nahl´] (pl. pl. boutons´ terminaux´) end-foot.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bou·ton

(bū-tōn[h]'),
A button, pustule, or knoblike swelling.
[Fr. button]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

bou·ton

(bū-tōn[h]')
A button, pustule, or knoblike swelling.
[Fr. button]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

bouton

A swelling or thickening, especially on the skin.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

bouton

see SYNAPTIC KNOB.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

axon 

The threadlike process of a neuron which conducts nerve impulses from the cell body to the neuron's ending (bouton) where it is transmitted via a synapse to another neuron, muscle or gland. Syn. nerve fibre (when it is sheathed). See neuron; synapse.

neuron

Structural unit of the nervous system consisting of the nerve cell body and its various processes, the dendrites, the axon and the ending (also called bouton, end foot or axon terminal). There are many types of neurons within the nervous system; some transmit afferent nerve impulses to the brain (e.g. those carrying information from the photoreceptors to the visual cortex), or to the spinal cord (e.g. those carrying information from the receptors in the skin to the spinal cord). They are called sensory neurons. Others transmit efferent motor nerve impulses to a muscle (e.g. those carrying information from the Edinger-Westphal nucleus to the sphincter pupillae and ciliary muscles). These are called motor neurons. Other neurons carry nerve impulses from one neuron to another (internuncial neurons). Note: also spelt neurone. See action potential; synapse.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

bou·ton

(bū-tōn[h]')
A button, pustule, or knoblike swelling.
[Fr. button]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The following morphometric parameters of axon terminal fragments were analyzed in ipsilateral S1, S2, PV, PR, and contralateral S1c: density of en passant boutons per millimeter (number of Bp per millimeter, Bpd), density of terminaux boutons per millimeter (number of Bt per millimeter, Btd), total density of boutons per millimeter (BTd: Bpd plus Btd), density of branching points (number of bifurcations per millimeter), density of segments (number of segments per millimeter), average length (total length per segment), index of Bp (number of Bp divided by the total number of boutons) and index of Bt (number of Bt divided by the total number of boutons).
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