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A bundle of microtubules and associated proteins that makes up the core of a cilium or flagellum, consisting of nine pairs of microtubules arranged around two single microtubules.
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the part of a cell, consisting of proteins and microtubes, which forms the core
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the shaft within a flagellum or cilium, containing twenty microtubules arranged as nine doublets and two singlets.
[1900–05; < Greek áxōn axis + nêma thread]
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