How would you explain a synapse?

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A synapse is the place at which two neurons or nerve cells meet. It is also where information is exchanged from one neuron to another via synaptic pulses. The transmission of information is done using neurotransmitters; which are chemical in nature.
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syn·apse
[sin-aps, si-naps]
NOUN
1.
a region where nerve impulses are transmitted and received, encompassing the axon terminal of a neuron that releases neurotransmitters in response to an impulse, an extremely small gap across which the neurotransmitters travel, and the adjacent membrane of an axon, dendrite, or muscle or gland cell with the appropriate receptor molecules for picking up the neurotransmitters.
VERB (USED WITHOUT OBJECT) [SYN·APSED, SYN·APS·ING.]
2.
Cell Biology, Physiology to form a synapse or a synapsis.
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