Definition: Transmitter receptors on or near presynaptic terminals (or varicosities) which are sensitive to the transmitter(s) released by the terminal itself. Receptors for the hormones released by hormone-releasing cells are also included.
presynaptic receptors; DF: AUTORECEPT
Other names Autoreceptor
To share this definition, click "text" (Facebook, Twitter) or "link" (blog, mail) then paste