axoplasm

noun
axo·​plasm | \ ˈak-sə-ˌpla-zəm How to pronounce axoplasm (audio) \

Definition of axoplasm

: the protoplasm of an axon

Other Words from axoplasm

axoplasmic \ ˌak-​sə-​ˈplaz-​mik How to pronounce axoplasmic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of axoplasm

1997, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for axoplasm

axon + -plasm

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“Axoplasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/axoplasm. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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axoplasm

noun
axo·​plasm | \ ˈak-sə-ˌplaz-əm How to pronounce axoplasm (audio) \

Medical Definition of axoplasm

: the protoplasm of an axon

Other Words from axoplasm

axoplasmic \ ˌak-​sə-​ˈplaz-​mik How to pronounce axoplasmic (audio) \ adjective

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