axial filament

n.

The central filament of a flagellum or cilium.axoneme

Nearby words

  1. axes,
  2. axi-,
  3. axial,
  4. axial angle,
  5. axial current,
  6. axial hyperopia,
  7. axial muscle,
  8. axial plate,
  9. axial point,
  10. axial skeleton


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