telodendrion

noun
telo·​den·​dri·​on | \ ˌtel-ə-ˈden-drē-ən How to pronounce telodendrion (audio) \
variants: also teledendron or telodendron \ -​ˈden-​drən How to pronounce telodendron (audio) \
plural telodendria\ -​drē-​ə How to pronounce telodendria (audio) \ also teledendra or telodendra\ -​drə How to pronounce telodendra (audio) \

Medical Definition of telodendrion

: the terminal arborization of a nerve fiber used originally of dendrites but now especially of the main arborization of an axon

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“Telodendrion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/telodendrion. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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