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neuraxon

[ noo-rak-son, nyoo- ]

noun

, Anatomy.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of neuraxon1

First recorded in 1895–1900; neur- + axon

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Example Sentences

The neuraxon gives off a number of collaterals, and then becomes a nerve-fibre of the central white matter.

They give off a number of short dendrites with claw-like endings, and a fine non-medullated neuraxon process.

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