What does Axon mean?

Axon meaning in Medical Dictionary

a lengthy fibre of a nerve cellular (a neuron) that functions notably like a fiber-optic cable carrying outgoing (efferent) communications.

Axon meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"axis of this vertebrate human body," 1842, from Greek axon "axis" (see axis).

Axon meaning in Veterinary Dictionary

The part of the neuron that is extended out of the cell and actively works to conduct electrical impulses.

Axon meaning in General Dictionary

lengthy nerve fiber that conducts away from the cellular human anatomy of neuron

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Sentence Examples with the word Axon

In the severed axon the degeneration is first evident in a breaking down of the naked nerve filaments of the motor end plate.

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