TITLE

neuropodium

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1463
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "neuropodium" is presented. It refers to the expanded tips of the axon terminals at a synapse. The term originated from the words "neuron" which means nerve and "podion" which means little feet. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21237566

 

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