axolemma

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axolemma

(ˌæksəˈlɛmə) or

axilemma

n
(Biology) the membrane that encloses the axon of a nerve cell
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Noun1.axolemma - outer membrane covering an axonaxolemma - outer membrane covering an axon  
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
medullary sheath, myelin sheath - a layer of myelin encasing (and insulating) the axons of medullated nerve fibers
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