axoplasm

noun

axo·​plasm ˈak-sə-ˌpla-zəm How to pronounce axoplasm (audio)
: the protoplasm of an axon
axoplasmic adjective

Word History

Etymology

axon + -plasm

First Known Use

1997, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of axoplasm was in 1997

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Cite this Entry

“Axoplasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/axoplasm. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

axoplasm

noun
axo·​plasm ˈak-sə-ˌplaz-əm How to pronounce axoplasm (audio)
: the protoplasm of an axon
axoplasmic adjective
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