axonotmesis


ax·on·o·tme·sis

noun \ˌak-sə-nət-ˈmē-səs\
plural ax·on·o·tme·ses \-ˈmē-ˌsēz\

Definition of AXONOTMESIS

: axonal nerve damage (as from compression or crushing) that does not completely sever the surrounding endoneurial sheath so that regeneration can take place

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