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nodes of Ranvier
periodic gaps in myelin along the axon producing faster and more efficient impulse conduction
microscopic space neurotransmitter has to cross to get from presynaptic terminal to postsynaptic membrane
effector cell or neuron that is the reciever of the neurotransmitter (part of the synapse)
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