the membrane surrounding the axon of a nerve fiber.
a variant spelling of axolemma
Anatomy. the armpit. Ornithology. the corresponding region under the wing of a bird. Botany. an axil. Historical Examples When attached in protected spots in the tender skin of the axilla or groin, they are often in dense clusters of a dozen or more. Life History and Ecology of the Five-lined Skink, Eumeces fasciatus Henry S. […]
Anatomy. the armpit. Ornithology. the corresponding region under the wing of a bird. Botany. an axil. Historical Examples axillae: two small, subtriangular sclerites at the lateral basal angles of the meso-scutellum in Proctytripidae. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology John. B. Smith You specify the axillae and the front region of the chest and lower […]
an axillary feather. Historical Examples Any doubt arising as to which species a specimen may belong can easily be settled by an examination of the axillar plumes. Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast Harry Thom Payne The scales are large, with a long dorsal bract, and fall from the axillar spindle of […]
Anatomy, Ornithology. pertaining to the axilla. Botany. pertaining to or growing from the axil. Ornithology, axillar. adjective of, relating to, or near the armpit (botany) growing in or related to the axil: an axillary bud noun (pl) -laries (usually pl) Also called axillar (ækˈsɪlə; ˈæksɪlə). one of the feathers growing from the axilla of a […]