Axon vs Axoplasm - What's the difference?

axon | axoplasm |


As nouns the difference between axon and axoplasm

is that axon is axon while axoplasm is the cytoplasm of an axon.

axon

English

Alternative forms

* axone

Noun

(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 ----

    axoplasm

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia axoplasm) (en noun)
  • The cytoplasm of an axon