In the nervish seestem, a synapse[1] is a structur that permits a neuron (or nerve cell) tae pass an electrical or chemical seegnal tae anither neuron or tae the target effector cell.

Structur o a teepical chemical synapse


  1. Foster, M.; Sherrington, C.S. (1897). Textbook of Physiology, volume 3 (7th ed.). London: Macmillan. p. 929.