postsynaptic cell

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NAME:

  postsynaptic cell


DEFINITON:

  A specialized area of membrane facing the presynaptic membrane on the tip of the nerve ending and separated from it by a minute cleft (the synaptic cleft). Neurotransmitters cross the synaptic cleft and transmit the signal to the postsynaptic membrane.


TERM DEFINITION CITATIONS:

  GO:0045211


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TERM ID:

  PLANA:0002081


ABOUT THIS TERM:

postsynaptic cell

  ↳is a cell and independent continuant

  ↳existence overlaps juvenile, asexual adult and adult hermaphrodite

  ↳part of nervous system and asexual organism


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