[ak-suh-plaz-uh m]

noun Cell Biology.

cytoplasm within an axon.

Nearby words

  1. axonometric,
  2. axonometric projection,
  3. axonometry,
  4. axonotmesis,
  5. axopetal,
  6. axoplasmic transport,
  7. axosomatic,
  8. axseed,
  9. axum,
  10. ay

Origin of axoplasm

1895–1900; axo- (as combining form of axon) + -plasm

Related formsax·o·plas·mic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for axoplasm




The cytoplasm of an axon.

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