bouton

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Related to pl. boutons terminaux: dendritic spine

bou·ton

 (bo͞o-tôn′)
n.
A knoblike enlargement at the end of an axon, where it forms a synapse with other neurons.

[French, button, from Old French; see button.]

bouton

(ˈbaʊtɒn)
n
the enlarged part of a nerve fibre or cell which facilitates contact between nerves