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axoneme

[ak-suh-neem] /ˈæk səˌnim/
noun, Cell Biology
1.
the shaft within a flagellum or cilium, containing twenty microtubules arranged as nine doublets and two singlets.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; axo- + -neme < Greek nêma thread
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axoneme in Medicine

axoneme ax·o·neme (āk'sə-nēm')
n.

  1. The axial thread of a chromosome.

  2. See axial filament.

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