(redirected from axoplasmic transport)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to axoplasmic transport: Axoplasmic flow, anterograde transport


The cytoplasm of an axon.

[Greek axōn + -plasm.]

ax′o·plas′mic (-plăz′mĭk) adj.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.


of or relating to the axoplasm
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
This hypothesis is supported by the observation that elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) leads to blockage of axoplasmic transport despite intact ONH capillary circulation and increased arterial partial oxygen pressure.
Optic nerve hydropic axonal degeneration and block retrograde axoplasmic transport. Arch Ophthalmol.