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axon

División en sílabas: ax·on
Pronunciación: /ˈakˌsän
 
/

Definición de axon en inglés:

sustantivo

The long threadlike part of a nerve cell along which impulses are conducted from the cell body to other cells.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In contrast to the innervation of the proximal esophagus, axons from vagal neurons synapse within ganglia of the myenteric plexus.
  • The nerve fibres in the optic tract (the axons of retinal ganglion cells) terminate in two main areas of the brain.
  • Neurites are the long projections of nerve cell bodies called axons and dendrites.

Origen

mid 19th century (denoting the body axis): from Greek axōn 'axis'.

Derivados

axonal

1
Pronunciación: /ˈaksənl, akˈsänl/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It is also possible, however, that direct compression of axons may induce axonal damage independent of Schwann cell dysfunction.
  • None of the cases had strongly beta-APP-immunoreactive beaded or swollen axonal segments indicative of axonal damage.
  • The viral capsid is transported to the dorsal root ganglion in neurons via retrograde axonal flow.

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