polyaxon

noun
poly·​axon
variants: or less commonly polyaxone \ "+ \

Definition of polyaxon

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a nerve cell having several axons
2 [poly- + Greek axōn axle, axis] : a polyaxon sponge spicule

polyaxon

adjective
poly·​axon
variants: or polyaxonic \ ¦pälē+ \

Definition of polyaxon (Entry 2 of 2)

: having many axes polyaxon spicules

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Noun

poly- + axon, axone

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“Polyaxon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polyaxon. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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