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1. axon

noun. ['ˈækˌsɑːn'] long nerve fiber that conducts away from the cell body of the neuron.

Synonyms

  • axone
  • nerve cell
  • nerve end
  • neuron
  • nerve ending
  • nerve fiber

Etymology

  • ἄξων (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Axon

  • d'aubuisson
  • lifson
  • tucson

Example sentences of the word axon


1. Noun, singular or mass
Loosely wind a black pipe cleaner around the axon.

2. Adjective
In male rats, researchers found that slow, endurance running produced the most axon growth with accurate connections.

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