adj 1 : of, relating to, or being at an end, extremity, boundary, or terminus <the phalanx of a finger> 2 a : leading ultimately to death : FATAL < cancer> b : approaching or close to death : being in the final stages of a fatal disease <a patient> 3 : being at or near the end of a chain of atoms making up a molecule <the carbon> ter*mi*nal*ly adv
, n : a part that forms an end : esp : NERVE ENDING <synthesis of a neurotransmitter in the presynaptic of a neuron -R. J. Wurtman> .
Similar sounding terms: terminale
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