The Endocannabinoid System
The Endocannabinoid System Medical Terminology Translation:
Endogenous : originating from within or caused by factors within an organism, cell or tissue, or cell.
Signaling molecule : have the ability to cross the plasma membrane where it then can bind to receptors
Post synaptic neuron: a neuron of a cell which an electrical impulse can be transmitted across a synaptic cleft by the release of a chemical neurotransmitter from the axon terminal of a presynaptic neuron.
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