<cell biology> Intracellular vesicles found in the presynaptic terminals of chemical synapses, which contain neurotransmitter.
During activity the vescles release their contents at the synapse and the neurotransmitter stimulate receptors on other cells.
(10 Jan 1998)
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synaptic vesicles, synaptinemal complex
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