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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

axoneme in Medicine




The axial thread of a chromosome.
axial filament
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