Axon vs Aeon - What's the difference?

axon | aeon |

As nouns the difference between axon and aeon

is that axon is axon while aeon is (au|nz|british).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



Alternative forms

* axone


(en noun)
  • (cytology) A nerve fibre which is a long slender projection of a nerve cell, and which conducts nerve impulses away from the body of the cell to a synapse.
  • Derived terms

    * axonal * axonic * axotomy * axotomize * axonopathy

    See also

    * dendrite * neuron * synapse ----




    (en noun)
  • (AU, NZ, British)
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  • , title=When Earth's Last Picture is Painted (L’Envoi to 'The Seven Seas') , passage=When Earth's last picture is painted, and the tubes are twisted and dried,/ When the oldest colors have faded, and the youngest critic has died,/ We shall rest, and, faith, we shall need it -- lie down for an aeon or two,/Till the Master of All Good Workmen shall put us to work anew.}}
  • A spirit being emanating from the Godhead.
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