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In a chemical synapse, the presynaptic membrane is the cell membrane of an axon terminal that faces the receiving cell. The postsynaptic membrane is separated from the presynaptic membrane by the synaptic cleft.


Presynaptic membrane


› Cellular component

Gene Ontology


presynaptic membrane [ GO:0042734 ]
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