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ax·on(ăk′sŏn′) also ax·one (-sōn′)
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.
(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
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.
The long portion of a nerve cell that carries impulses away from the body of the cell. Also called nerve fiber.
The extension of a neuron, taking impulses away from the cell body.
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