axoneme

[ ak-suh-neem ]
/ ˈæk səˌnim /

noun Cell Biology.

the shaft within a flagellum or cilium, containing twenty microtubules arranged as nine doublets and two singlets.

Origin of axoneme

1900–05; axo- + -neme < Greek nêma thread
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Medicine definitions for axoneme

axoneme
[ ăksə-nēm′ ]

n.

The axial thread of a chromosome.
axial filament
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