ax·​ot·​o·​my ak-ˈsät-ə-mē How to pronounce axotomy (audio)
plural axotomies
: the cutting or severing of a neuron's axon
axotomized adjective

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“Axotomy.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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