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Presynaptic Terminals MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Presynaptic Terminals
Tree Number(s)
A08.675.542.145.750
A08.850.700
A11.284.149.165.420.780.700
A11.671.137.750
A11.671.501.145.750
Unique ID
D017729
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017729
Scope Note
The distal terminations of axons which are specialized for the release of neurotransmitters. Also included are varicosities along the course of axons which have similar specializations and also release transmitters. Presynaptic terminals in both the central and peripheral nervous systems are included.
Entry Term(s)
Axon Terminals
Nerve Endings, Presynaptic
Synaptic Boutons
Synaptic Terminals
Previous Indexing
Nerve Endings (1966-1993)
Synapses (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/29
Revision Date
2000/06/21
Presynaptic Terminals Preferred
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