Medical Definition of Axonotmesis

By | July 2, 2018

Medical Definition of Axonotmesis

Axonotmesis

Axonal nerve damage (as from compression or crushing) that does not completely sever the surrounding endoneurial sheath so that regeneration can take place

Medical Definition of Axonal

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

 

axonally

Adverb

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

Medical Definition of Axon

A usually long and single nerve-cell process that usually conducts impulses away from the cell body

 

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