mesaxon

noun
mes·​ax·​on | \ mez-ˈak-ˌsän How to pronounce mesaxon (audio) , mēz- How to pronounce mesaxon (audio) , mēs-, mes- \

Medical Definition of mesaxon

: the double-layered membrane of a neurilemma that envelops a nerve axon

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“Mesaxon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mesaxon. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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