terminal button

id: GO:0043195
name: terminal button
namespace: cellular_component
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Terminal inflated portion of the axon, containing the specialized apparatus necessary to release neurotransmitters. The axon terminus is considered to be the whole region of thickening and the terminal button is a specialized region of it.

Child Functions

GO:0061174type I terminal button
GO:0061175type II terminal button

Parent Functions

GO:0033267axon part
GO:0044456synapse part