Medical Definition of Axonal

By | July 7, 2018



of, relating to, affecting, or taking place along an axonaxonal growth

diffuse axonal injury

axonal transport of organelles

They have struggled to identify the signals responsible for axonal guidance—for steering the tender and tentative axon of a young nerve cell through the pandemonium of the growing brain and over to its appropriate target.

Natalie AngierThe New York Times16 Aug. 1994



Intriguingly, many of the axonally expressed ligands found to influence myelination to date have been inhibitory, preventing oligodendrocyte differentiation and/or myelination.

Ben EmeryScience5 Nov. 2010


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