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Extracellular spaceSynapseSecretedSynaptic cleftCell junction


The narrow space between the presynaptic and postsynaptic membranes into which neurotransmitters are released by synaptic vesicles through exocytosis and diffuse to activate receptors on post-synaptic membrane.


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