Encyclopedia of Machine Learning

2010 Edition
| Editors: Claude Sammut, Geoffrey I. Webb

Postsynaptic Neuron

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-30164-8_650

The neuron that receives signals via a synaptic connection. A chemical synaptic connection between two neurons allows to transmit signals from a presynaptic neuron to a postsynaptic neuron.

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