variants also axonic
: of, relating to, affecting, or taking place along an axon
axonal growth
diffuse axonal injury
axonal transport of organelles
They have struggled to identify the signals responsible for axonal guidance—for steering the tender and tentative axon of a young nerve cell through the pandemonium of the growing brain and over to its appropriate target.Natalie Angier, The New York Times
axonally adverb
Intriguingly, many of the axonally expressed ligands found to influence myelination to date have been inhibitory, preventing oligodendrocyte differentiation and/or myelination. Ben Emery, Science

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“Axonal.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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