bouton

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bouton

[bü′tōn]
(neuroscience)
A club-shaped enlargement at the end of a nerve fiber. Also known as end bulb.
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Microtubules (red) and actin filaments (purple) help give the synaptic bouton structure and move cargo around inside the neuron.
These specifications make this lens the most powerful tool available to patch-clamp small structures such as dendrites, axons, or synaptic boutons.