axon hillock

noun

Medical Definition of axon hillock

: the prominence on a nerve-cell body from which an axon arises

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“Axon hillock.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/axon%20hillock. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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