Definition of Axoplasm

1. Noun. The cytoplasm of an axon ¹



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Definition of Axoplasm

1. the protoplasm of an axon [n -S]

Medical Definition of Axoplasm

1. The cytoplasm of a neuron. (12 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Axoplasm

axone
axonemal
axoneme
axonemes
axones
axonic
axonogenesis
axonography
axonometric
axonopathy
axonotmeses
axonotmesis
axonotmetic
axons
axopetal
axoplasm (current term)
axoplasmic
axoplasmic transport
axoplasmically
axoplasms
axopod
axopodium
axosomatic
axosomatic synapse
axostyle
axostyles
axotomies
axotomy
axseed
axseeds

Literary usage of Axoplasm

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1. The Never-ceasing Search by Francis Otto Schmitt (1990)
"He would immediately take the axoplasm to our lab at MIT and, ... There was not sufficient axoplasm to permit the determination of the amino acid ..."

2. Review of Neurology and Psychiatry (1905)
"(9) After 18 to 28 days the first appearance of colour reaction appears in the axoplasm, forming thread-like appearances in the neighbourhood of the nuclei ..."

3. Electro-physiology by Wilhelm Biedermann (1898)
"The layer of axoplasm is best developed in the thickest nerve-fibres, ... With decreasing diameter of axis-cylinder, the mass of axoplasm diminishes more ..."

4. Electro-physiology by Wilhelm Biedermann (1898)
"The layer of axoplasm is best developed in the thickest nerve-fibres, ... With decreasing diameter of axis-cylinder, the mass of axoplasm diminishes more ..."

5. The Nervous System and Its Constituent Neurones: Designed for the Use of by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1901)
"... the axone fibrils and a homogeneous substance, the axoplasm or neuro- plasm. In petromyzon the axone fibrils tend to run in the centre of the axone, ..."

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