axilemma

[ak-suh-lem-uh]

noun, plural ax·i·lem·ma·ta [ak-suh-lem-uh-tuh] /ˌæk səˈlɛm ə tə/. Anatomy.

the membrane surrounding the axon of a nerve fiber.

Nearby words

  1. axial-flow compressor,
  2. axially,
  3. axifugal,
  4. axil,
  5. axile,
  6. axilla,
  7. axillae,
  8. axillar,
  9. axillary,
  10. axillary artery

Origin of axilemma


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British Dictionary definitions for axilemma

axilemma

noun

a variant spelling of axolemma
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