axotomy

noun

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

Dictionary Entries Near axotomy

Cite this Entry

“Axotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/axotomy. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!