axon

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  • Axons must therefore take different routes to connect nuclei in different vocal learning species.
  • There is more white matter (longer axons) on right and more grey matter (cell bodies) on the left.
  • It may play a role in the formation of axon connections in the developing nervous system.
  • Sandy-haired men have no age until they are fifty-five, and Axon was not fifty-five. Cited from The Price of Love, by Arnold Bennett
  • However, axons from each LGN can only be driven by one side of the eye, but not both together.
  • Giraffes have single axons several meters in length running along the entire length of their necks.
  • Some axons can extend up to one meter or more while others extend as little as one millimeter.
  • The axis cylinder is present in all axons and is the part essential to their work. Cited from Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools, by Francis Marion Walters
  • Below the prominences, the majority of axons cross over to the opposite side from which they originated.
  • In effect, the shorter upper body axons enter "after" and travel outside the longer lower body axons.
  • While this type of injury is often irreversible, the axons do occasionally recover.
  • This place has been shown to send axons to the insula.
  • In humans, these axons can be as long as one meter.
  • Granule cells have axons which rise up and then branch out into parallel fibers.
  • The currents flowing in due to an action potential spread out in both directions along the axon.
  • The loss of axons because of lack of protection is what makes MS so debilitating.
  • Demyelinating diseases may also cause cross-talk between adjacent axons and lead to paresthesia.
  • It does not have indeed a separate territory in the thalamus since its axons end together with nigral ones.
  • These spines increase the number of axons from which the dendrite can receive information.
  • They may also play a role in intracellular transport to axons and dendrites.
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Meaning of axon

  • noun Long nerve fiber that conducts away from the cell body of the neuron