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axoplasm

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noun axo·plasm \ˈak-sə-ˌpla-zəm\

Definition of axoplasm

  1. :  the protoplasm of an axon

axoplasmic

play \ˌak-sə-ˈplaz-mik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of axoplasm

axon + -plasm


First Known Use: 1900


Medical Dictionary

axoplasm

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noun axo·plasm \ˈak-sə-ˌplaz-əm\

Medical Definition of axoplasm

  1. :  the protoplasm of an axon

axoplasmic

\ˌak-sə-ˈplaz-mik\play adjective



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