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axoneme

[ ak-suh-neem ]
/ ˈæk səˌnim /
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noun Cell Biology.
the shaft within a flagellum or cilium, containing twenty microtubules arranged as nine doublets and two singlets.
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Origin of axoneme

1900–05; axo- + -neme<Greek nêma thread
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