n. [Gr. axon, axle]
A long-unbranched or sparsely branched, nerve fiber, which usually conveys impulses away from the cell-body of its neuron.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • axone — axone …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • axone — [ akson ] n. m. • 1898; angl. axon, du gr. axôn « axe » ♦ Anat. Prolongement constant, unique, de la cellule nerveuse. ● axone nom masculin (anglais axon, du grec aksôn, onos, axe) Long prolongement unique émergeant du corps cellulaire du neurone …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Axōne — (a. Geogr.), Demos der attischen Phyle Kekropis, Salamis gegenüber, an der Küste. Berühmt waren die äxonischen Krammetsvögel berüchtigt die Äxoner als Spötter u. schmähsüchtige Menschen. Jetzt Dorf Hassani …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Axone — Structure typique d un neurone Dendrite Soma Axone Noyau Nœud de Ranvier …   Wikipédia en Français

  • axone — noun see axon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • axone — ax·one (akґsōn) axon (def. 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • axone — a·xó·ne s.m. var. → assone …   Dizionario italiano

  • axone — n. part of the neuron that sends impulses away from the cell (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • axone — ax·one …   English syllables

  • axone — noun long nerve fiber that conducts away from the cell body of the neuron • Syn: ↑axon • Derivationally related forms: ↑axonal (for: ↑axon) • Hypernyms: ↑nerve fiber, ↑nerv …   Useful english dictionary

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