Axo-



variant of axi-, especially before a consonant.

axo- pref.

Axis: axoneme.

Axon: axodentritic.

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  • Axodendritic

    axodendritic axodendritic ax·o·den·drit·ic (āk’sō-děn-drĭt’ĭk) adj. Relating to or being a synapse between the axon of one nerve cell and the dendrite of another.

  • Axoaxonic

    axoaxonic axoaxonic ax·o·ax·on·ic (āk’sō-āk-sŏn’ĭk) adj. Relating to or being a synapse between the axon of one nerve cell and the axon of another such cell.



  • Axofugal

    axofugal axofugal ax·of·u·gal (āk-sŏf’yə-gəl, -sŏf’ə-, āk’sə-fyōō’gəl) adj. Variant of axifugal.

  • Axolemma

    noun the membrane that encloses the axon of a nerve cell axolemma ax·o·lem·ma (āk’sō-lěm’ə) n. The plasma membrane of an axon. Also called Mauthner’s sheath.



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