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Presynaptic neuron and a post-synaptic neuron may or may not be separated by a gap called

a)

Synaptic knob

b)

Neuroreceptor gap

c)

Synapse

d)

Synaptic cleft


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Presynaptic neuron and a post-synaptic neuron may or may not be separated by a gap called

a)

Synaptic knob

b)

Neuroreceptor gap

c)

Synapse

d)

Synaptic cleft

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Answer Key : (d) -

(d)

Synaptic cleft.

One nerve fibre is attached to another nerve fibre via a junction called synapse. It is not a tight junction. A synapse is formed by the membrane of a presynaptic neuron and postsynaptic neuron, which may or may not is separated by a gap called synaptic cleft, i.e., axon of one neuron end on the dendrite of next neuron



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