axonotmesis

noun

ax·​on·​o·​tme·​sis ˌak-sə-nət-ˈmē-səs How to pronounce axonotmesis (audio)
plural axonotmeses -ˈmē-ˌsēz How to pronounce axonotmesis (audio)
: axonal nerve damage (as from compression or crushing) that does not completely sever the surrounding endoneurial sheath so that regeneration can take place

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“Axonotmesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/axonotmesis. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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