Definition of Neuraxon

1. a part of a neuron [n -S]



Medical Definition of Neuraxon

1. An obsolete term for axon. Origin: neur-+ G. Axon, axis (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neuraxon

neurasthenia
neurasthenia gravis
neurasthenia praecox
neurasthenias
neurasthenic
neurasthenic helmet
neurasthenic personality
neurasthenically
neurasthenics
neuration
neurations
neuraxes
neuraxial
neuraxin
neuraxis
neuraxon (current term)
neuraxons
neurectasis
neurectoderm
neurectomies
neurectomy
neurectopia
neuregulin
neuregulins
neurenteric
neurenteric canal
neurenteric cysts
neurepithelium
neurergic
neurexeresis

Literary usage of Neuraxon

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1. The Clinical Journal (1898)
"One of these processes is covered by a myelin sheath, is longer than the others, and is known as the neuraxon. Now, as a general pathological principle it ..."

2. The Anatomy of the Central Nervous System of Man and of Vertebrates in General by Ludwig Edinger (1899)
"The connection is here established only through the relation which the neuraxon of one cell bears to the dendrites of another. ..."

3. A Text-book of Physiology by Isaac Ott (1904)
"Each neuraxon, by branching; and coming in contact with the dendrons of other and neighboring cells, conveys its impulse to them. ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The neuraxon always arises from the base of the cell and passes towards the central ... The neuraxon gives off a number of collaterals, and then becomes a ..."

5. Practical Electro-therapeutics and X-ray Therapy by James Madison Martin (1912)
"The neuraxon passes through the anterior horn to the anterior root as a fiber ... The central motor neuron has its cell on the cortex, with its neuraxon and ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"We see the neuraxon prepared to carry that figure along itself, it may be to far-distant ... and always outwards away from the nucleus along the neuraxon, ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The neuraxon always arises from the base of the cell and passes towards the central ... The neuraxon gives off a number of collaterals, and then becomes a ..."

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