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Which of the following best defines a synapse?

Option: 1

An anatomical connection between two neurons.

Option: 2

A functional junction between two different neurons.

Option: 3

A small gap between two axon terminals.


Option: 4

The membrane of the first neuron.

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A synapse is defined as a functional junction between parts of two different neurons. It emphasizes the functional aspect of the synapse rather than anatomical continuity. Therefore, option 2 is the correct answer.

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