synaptic trough


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sy·nap·tic trough

the depression of the surface of the striated muscle fiber that accommodates the motor endplate.
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synaptic trough

The depression in a muscle fiber adjacent to the axon terminal of a motor neuron in a myoneural junction.
See also: trough
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