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axon

ax·on (ax·one)

axon (axone)

pronunciation:
ak san
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part of speech: noun
definition: the part of a nerve cell that conducts impulses away from the cell body.
derivation: axonal (adj.)
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The word axon contains the following part:
ax Latin root that means axis