neuropodium


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neuropodium

 [noor″o-po´de-um]
a bulbous termination of an axon in one type of synapse.
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neuropodium

(nū″rō-pō′dē-ŭm) plural.neuropodia [″ + podion, little feet]
The expanded tips of the axon terminals at a synapse.
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