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Descriptor in English: Axons
Descriptor in Spanish: Axones
Descriptor in Portuguese: Axônios
Descriptor in French: Axones
Entry term(s): Axon
Tree number(s): A08.675.542.145
A11.284.180.075
A11.671.137
A11.671.501.145
Scope note: Nerve fibers that are capable of rapidly conducting impulses away from the neuron cell body.
Annotation: NERVE FIBERS is available; giant squid axon: coord IM with SQUID (NIM)
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
See also the descriptors: Axotomy MeSH
DeCS UI: 1381
Descriptor UI: D001369
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2000/06/21
Axons - Preferred
Concept UI M0002052
Scope note Nerve fibers that are capable of rapidly conducting impulses away from the neuron cell body.
Preferred term Axons
Entry term(s) Axon



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