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Origin of axon
OTHER WORDS FROM axonax·on·al [ak-suh-nl, ‐son-l] /ˈæk sə nl, ‐ˌsɒn l/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for axonal
Derived forms of axonaxonal, adjective
Word Origin for axon
Medical definitions for axonal
Other words from axonax′on•al (ăk′sə-nəl, ăk-sŏn′əl) adj.
Scientific definitions for axonal
Cultural definitions for axonal
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.