Synapse
Synapse is known as a section of nerve impulses that are transmitted and obtained. They encompass the axon terminal of a neuron that releases neurotransmitters in response to an impulse. This is an extremely small area that neurotransmitters travel and it is adjacent to the membrane of an axon, dendrite, or muscles or gland cell with the right receptor molecules for receiving neurotransmitters. The synapse efficacy can change throughout time and is affected by a few factors. For instance when you go through an experience it provides learning and long-term potentiation when you release more neurotransmitters. Although this is one way that can affect synapse, there are more out there as well.


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Links:
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/synapse
http://www.willamette.edu/~gorr/classes/cs449/brain.html