HyperDic: axon

English > 1 sense of the word axon:
NOUNbodyaxon, axonelong nerve fiber that conducts away from the cell body of the neuron
axon > pronunciation
Soundsae'ksaa.n
RhymesAbidjan ... Yukon: 149 rhymes with aan...
English > axon: 1 sense > noun 1, body
Meaninglong nerve fiber that conducts away from the cell body of the neuron.
Synonymaxone
Part ofnerve cell, neuronA cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses
Partsnerve ending, nerve endThe terminal structure of an axon that does not end at a synapse
Broadernerve fiber, nerve fibreA threadlike extension of a nerve cell
Spanishaxón, cilindroeje, neurita
Catalanaxó, àxon, neurita
Adjectivesaxonalof or relating to or resembling an axon

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