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ax·on

 (ăk′sŏn′) also ax·one (-sōn′)
n.
The usually long process of a nerve fiber that generally conducts impulses away from the body of the nerve cell.

[Greek axōn, axis.]

ax′on·al (ăk′sə-nəl, ăk-sŏn′əl) adj.

axon

(ˈæksɒn) or

axone

n
(Biology) the long threadlike extension of a nerve cell that conducts nerve impulses from the cell body. Compare dendrite
[C19: via New Latin from Greek: axis, axle, vertebra]
ˈaxonal, axˈonic adj

ax•on

(ˈæk sɒn)

n.
the appendage of a neuron that transmits impulses away from the cell body.
[1835–45; < New Latin < Greek áxōn an axle, axis; akin to Latin axis]
ax′on•al (-sə nl, -ˌsɒn l) adj.

ax·on

(ăk′sŏn′)
The long portion of a nerve cell that carries impulses away from the body of the cell. Also called nerve fiber.

axon

The extension of a neuron, taking impulses away from the cell body.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.axon - long nerve fiber that conducts away from the cell body of the neuronaxon - long nerve fiber that conducts away from the cell body of the neuron
nerve fiber, nerve fibre - a threadlike extension of a nerve cell
nerve cell, neuron - a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses
nerve end, nerve ending - the terminal structure of an axon that does not end at a synapse
Translations

axon

[ˈæksɒn] n axone [ˈæksəʊn] nassone m

ax·on

n. axon, fibra nerviosa, proyección que va desde el cuerpo celular de una neurona y transporta impulsos nerviosos lejos de ésta.
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