axolemma

axilemma

noun

the membrane that encloses the axon of a nerve cell

Nearby words

  1. axminster carpet,
  2. axo-,
  3. axoaxonic,
  4. axodendritic,
  5. axofugal,
  6. axolotl,
  7. axolysis,
  8. axometer,
  9. axon,
  10. axon hillock

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Medicine definitions for axolemma

axolemma

[ăk′sō-lĕmə]

n.

The plasma membrane of an axon.Mauthner's sheath

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