anterograde transport
Movement of material from the cell body of a neuron into axons and dendrites (retrograde axoplasmic transport also occurs).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Vesicle (biology) — A vesicle is a small bubble of liquid within a cell. A more formal definition in cell biology, would be that a vesicle is a relatively small, intracellular, membrane enclosed sac that stores or transports substances. Vesicles form naturally… …   Wikipedia

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