Definition of Axoneme

1. Noun. (biology) A bundle of nine microtubules forming the internal scaffolding of a cilium, with two extra central microtubules connecting the others if the cilium is motile ¹



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Definition of Axoneme

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

Medical Definition of Axoneme

1. The central microtubule complex of eukaryotic cilia and flagella with the characteristic 9 + 2 arrangement of tubules when seen in cross-section. (12 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Axoneme

axon degeneration
axon hillock
axon loss polyneuropathy
axon reflex
axon terminals
axonal
axonal degeneration
axonal guidance
axonal polyneuropathy
axonal process
axonal terminal boutons
axonal transport
axonally
axone
axonemal
axoneme (current term)
axonemes
axones
axonic
axonogenesis
axonography
axonometric
axonopathy
axonotmeses
axonotmesis
axonotmetic
axons
axopetal
axoplasm
axoplasmic

Literary usage of Axoneme

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1. The Protozoa by Gary Nathan Calkins (1901)
"B. One ol the branches of the main trunk, a, axoneme: p, ... and axoneme (Fig. 96). The fibres of the first run to the base of the stalk. ..."

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