Synapses- anatomy and types


 

A    Anatomy of synapse
B    Axodendritic synapse
C    Axosomatic synapse
D    Axoaxonic synapse
1    Presynaptic axon
2    Bouton terminal (synaptic knob)
3    Mitochondrion
4    Presynaptic vesicles
5    Presynaptic lattice
6    Presynaptic vesicle discharging
7    Presynaptic membrane
8    Synaptic knob
9    Postsynaptic membrane
10    Postsynaptic dendrite
11    Postsynaptic cell body
12    Postsynaptic axon