This tiny protoplasmic thread, the axon, was formed originally by growing out from the cell body.
Mr. axon says it is current in Lancashire and in Cornwall, Antiquary, xi.
The contact of the axon of one neuron with the dendrons of another is called a synapse.
Most nerve cells have two kinds of branches, called the axon and the dendrites.
Louis shot away into the outer office, where axon was just putting on his hat to go to the bank.
One of these processes, the axon, is much longer than the others and ends in a muscle or organ of sensation.
We saw a moment ago that every axon is inclosed in a sheath.
The axon forms the pathway over which nervous impulses travel to and from the nerve centers.
Sandy-haired men have no age until they are fifty-five, and axon was not fifty-five.
It presupposes an active interposition of the glia cells between the axon of one neuron and the dendrons of another.
axon ax·on (āk'sŏn') or ax·one (-sōn')
The usually long process of a nerve fiber that generally conducts impulses away from the body of the nerve cell.
The part of a nerve cell or neuron that transfers a nerve impulse from the nerve cell body to a synapse with another cell. (See action potential.) Depending on the location of the cell, the length of an axon can vary widely. In some cases (such as the axons that form the spinal cord), they may be several feet long.