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axonotmesis

noun ax·on·o·tme·sis \ ˌak-sə-nət-ˈmē-səs \

medical Definition of axonotmesis

plural axonotmeses play \-ˈmē-ˌsēz\
: 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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