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Synonyms for axon

long nerve fiber that conducts away from the cell body of the neuron

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TASER logo, Axon, Axon Body, Axon Body 2 are trademarks of TASER International, Inc.
In addition to availability announcements for the AXON mini versions and the AXON Watch, ZTE also unveiled the AXON MAX a larger-screen smartphone device with a bigger battery.
This research success arises from Bittner's discovery that nerve axons of invertebrates which have been severed from their cell body do not degenerate within days, as happens with mammals, but can survive for months, or even years.
Axon was bailed on condition that he does not enter Fairfield Road and does not approach some of his former neighbours who gave evidence at the trial.
We discovered that VEGF is able to attract nervous system axons.
The mechanism by which acetylcholine receptors on axons lower neurons' firing thresholds remains uncertain, Metherate says.
Axon will now face a naval committee made up of senior officers.
This manipulation of actin molecules allows the axon to advance, retract, turn, or branch.
36,37) Demyelination with axon sparing that is virtually indistinguishable from that observed in our study has been produced in experimental allergic encephalomyelitis (an animal model of MS) and correlated with prolonged latencies and inter-peak intervals of the auditory brainstem responses.
Waxman's early research showed that when the axon's protective myelin sheath is damaged, as happens in MS, the exposed parts of the axon don't contain enough sodium channels to power nerve conduction.
This finding indicates that, as well as providing a route for axons to travel past the injury site, our cellular bridges must contain specific factors to stimulate distant nerve cells to respond.
French IT consultancy and services company, Valtech SA has signed a memorandum of understanding for the acquisition of a Swedish company in the same area of business, Axon IT AB, for an undisclosed sum.
UK's Largest Police Force Will Deploy TASER's Latest Axon Body 2 Cameras
AXON Integration & Development, an organization specializing in software development, integration and modernization, has been technological partner to marketing research firm Lanla since January 2013.