Chapter 10:Topics 20-25

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  1. Sequence of electrical changes in the axon of a neuron exposed to a stimulus that exceeds threshold
    Action Potential
  2. Biological messenger molecules
    Neurotransmitters
  3. Narrow extracellular space between cells at a synapse
    Synaptic Cleft
  4. Tiny enlargement at end of axon that secretes a neurotransmitter
    Synaptic Knob
  5. Temporary depolarization of postsynaptic membrane potential
    Excitatory Postsynaptic Potential
  6. Kind of synaptic potential that makes a postsynaptic neuron less likely to generate action potential
    Inhibitory Postsynaptic Potential
  7. Small secretory vesicle that contains a neurotransmitter; is found inside an axon near the presynaptic membrane; releases its contents into synaptic cleft after fusing with membrane
    Synaptic Vesicles

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