axoneme

[ak-suh-neem]

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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axoneme in Medicine

axoneme

[ăksə-nēm′]

n.

The axial thread of a chromosome.
axial filament
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