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“axon” in British English

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axonnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæk.sɒn/ us /ˈæk.sɑːn/ specialized

a long, thread-like structure attached to a nerve cell that sends out signals away from the nerve cell

(Definition of “axon” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“axon” in American English

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axonnoun [ C ]

/ˈæk·sɑn/

biology a long thread that comes out of a nerve cell and carries signals from it

(Definition of “axon” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)