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bouton

[bü′tōn]
(neuroscience)
A club-shaped enlargement at the end of a nerve fiber. Also known as end bulb.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In his self-published Foul Ball: My Life and Hard Times Trying to Save an Old Ballpark (2003), Bouton recounted his unsuccessful effort to persuade the city fathers of Pittsfield, Massachusetts to scrap plans for an $18.5 million taxpayer-subsidized and eminent-domain-enabled stadium and instead permit Bouton and his partners to fix up Pittsfield's historic Wahconah Park, where baseball has been played since 1892.
The hard-throwing Jim Bouton, who died a few weeks ago at the age of 80, had a great start to his baseball career, pitching his way into the 1963 All-Star game in his second season with the Yankees, then leading the Yankees with 18 wins in 1964 and defeating the Cardinals twice in the World Series that year.
An attorney with more than 20 years' experience, Bouton was most recently corporate counsel at Synacor, Inc., a Buffalo-based technology company.
In 2016 alone, Bouton and his colleagues helped enroll about 1,700 people in a marketplace plan and 2,100 in Medicaid and CHIP.
"Rats that learned to respond for highly palatable foods while they were full and then inhibited their behavior while hungry, tended to relapse when they were full again," Bouton explained.
In APP and APP+BACE lines, the average number of AZs per 1b bouton was significantly (P <0.01) lower than that in the control, and a similar effect was observed in satellite boutons (Table 1).
"This study marks the first time that a person living with paralysis has regained movement by using signals recorded from within the brain," says bioelectronic medicine researcher Chad Bouton of the New York-based Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, who worked on the study at the Battelle Memorial Institute in Columbus, Ohio.
After introducing learning theory and its basic findings and concepts within a functional framework, Bouton explains the intellectual developments in the field.
The average morphometric parameter values for axon fragments located in S1 targets were as follows: segment length per millimeter (S2=0.12[+ or -] 0.01; PV=0.15 [+ or -] 0.02; PR=0.12[+ or -]0.01; S1c 0.16[+ or -]0.01), segment density per millimeter (S2=10.47 [+ or -] 1.0; PV=9.31 [+ or -] 1.3; PR=9.66 [+ or -] 0.6; S1c=9.06 [+ or -] 0.9), number of branching points per millimeter (S2=5.64 [+ or -] 0.50; PV=5.41 [+ or -] 0.53; PR=5.77 [+ or -] 0.62; S1c=5.23 [+ or -] 0.59), and total bouton density per millimeter (Bp plus Bt; S2=67.54 [+ or -] 7.9; PV=60.00 [+ or -] 8.7; PR=49.51 [+ or -] 5.8; S1c=65.18 [+ or -] 7.4).
The family tradition is being firmly upheld by the 1901 De Dion Bouton owned by James Gresham which was purchased from new by his grandfather.
Contexts have been shown to play an important role on conditioned performance (see Bouton, 1993; Rosas, Callejas-Aguilera, Ramos-Alvarez & Abad, 2006; Rosas, Todd, & Bouton, 2013).