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Are there any other types of synapses or are they all either spatial or temporal
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Spatial and Temporal aren't synapses, they are different types of summation. So Spatial summation is when many neurones connect to one neurone, releasing neurotransmitters to trigger an action potential. And temporal summation is when one neurone connects to another neurone to do the same thing.

Different types of synapses for example are:
Cholinergic synapses: When Acetyl choline is transferred from the presynaptic membrane and binds to receotors on the postsynaptic membrane, to cause the influx of Na+ to trigger an action potential.
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Neuromuscular Junctions: Synapses between neurones and muscles. Process is pretty much same as above but obvs from neurone to muscle instead of neorone to neurone and a couple of other technicalities which i don't want to confuse you about loooll.
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ohh okay so is there always some type of summation in synapses or can they exist without that ?
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There is always some.sort of summation of course bc neurotransmitters need some way of being transferred between synapses
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ohh okay so is there always some type of summation in synapses or can they exist without that ?
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