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axoneme

 [ak´so-nēm]
the central core of a cilium or flagellum, consisting of two central fibrils surrounded by nine peripheral fibrils.

ax·o·neme

(ak'sō-nēm),
1. The central thread running in the axis of the chromosome.
2. Synonym(s): axial filament
3. The distinctive array of microtubules in the core of eukaryotic cilia and flagella comprising a central pair surrounded by a sheaf of nine doublet microtubules.
[axo- + G. nēma, a thread]

axoneme

/ax·o·neme/ (ak´so-nēm) the central core of a cilium or flagellum, consisting of a central pair of filaments surrounded by nine other pairs.

axoneme

(ăk′sə-nēm′)
n.
A bundle of microtubules and associated proteins that makes up the core of a cilium or flagellum, consisting of nine pairs of microtubules arranged around two single microtubules.

ax′o·ne′mal adj.

ax·o·neme

(ak'sō-nēm)
1. The central thread running in the axis of the chromosome.
2. Synonym(s): axial filament.
3. The distinctive array of microtubules in the core of eukaryotic cilia and flagella comprising a central pair surrounded by a sheaf of nine doublet microtubules.
[axo- + G. nēma, a thread]

axoneme

the complex of MICROTUBULES and associated tubes found in the shaft of a CILIUM or FLAGELLUM.

axoneme

1. the central core of a cilium or flagellum, consisting of two central microtubules surrounded by nine peripheral microtubule pairs.
2. the gene-string or filament forming the basis of a chromosome.
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A 9 + 9 + 2 axoneme pattern is the most common pattern within the Curculionidae (Gassner et al.
In these cases, each axoneme was part of a distinct flagellum.
The centriole (c) lies posterior to the nucleus, and the axoneme (ax) emerges from it.
The axoneme (ax) consists of a complex of 9+9+2 microtubules.
The axoneme migrates into the posterior pole of the nucleus (Figs.
However, it was shown from other animal species that an axoneme which lacks the central tubules can still move.
Axoneme patterns of spermatozoa of Asian horseshoe crabs.