axoplasm

noun axo·plasm \ ˈak-sə-ˌpla-zəm \

Definition of axoplasm

: the protoplasm of an axon

axoplasmic

play \ˌak-sə-ˈplaz-mik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of axoplasm

axon + -plasm


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axoplasm

noun axo·plasm \ ˈak-sə-ˌplaz-əm \

medical Definition of axoplasm

: the protoplasm of an axon

axoplasmic

play \ˌak-sə-ˈplaz-mik\ adjective

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