Science
Synapses

Question Description

What are axosomatic synapses and the axaoxonic synapses. And what are their functions?

Final Answer

axoaxonic synapse one between the axon of one neuron and the axon of another neuron.

axodendritic synapse one between the axon of one neuron and the dendrites of another.

axodendrosomatic synapse one between the axon of one neuron and the dendrites and body of another.

axosomatic synapse one between the axon of one neuron and the body of another.

dendrodendritic synapse one from a dendrite of one cell to a dendrite of another.

electrotonic synapse a special type of gap junction found in tissue such as the myocardium.


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