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Synapse

Specialized area where a neuron contacts another cell. Synapses allow for chemical communication between neurons and other cells through the use of neurotransmitters. undefined

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Neurotransmitter

A chemical that is released from a nerve cell which thereby transmits an impulse from a nerve cell to another nerve, muscle, organ, or other tissue. A neurotransmitter is a messenger of neurologic information from one cell to another.

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