Definition: 'Presynaptic Neuron'
presynaptic neuronType: Term
1. a neuron from the axon terminal of which an electrical impulse is transmitted across a synaptic cleft to the cell body or one or more dendrites of a postsynaptic neuron by the release of a chemical neurotransmitter.
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