Medical Dictionary


noun ax·on \ˈak-ˌsän\

Definition of AXON

:  a usually long and single nerve-cell process that usually conducts impulses away from the cell body
ax·o·nal \ˈak-sən-əl; ak-ˈsän-, -ˈsōn-\ adjective

Variants of AXON

ax·on also ax·one \-ˌsōn\

Illustration of AXON

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