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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A saclike structure formed by nerve endings at a synapse that remains intact after homogenization of nerve tissue.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A structure containing vesicles and mitochondria of a synapse that is obtained when brain tissue is homogenized

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