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(ak′sŏ-plazm) [ axo- + plasm]
The cytoplasm (neuroplasm) of an axon that encloses the neurofibrils.
axoplasmic (ak″sŏ-plaz′mik), adjective


pertaining to or emanating from axoplasm.

axoplasmic flow
the flow of proteins, hormones, enzymes and neurotransmitters along nerve fibers.
axoplasmic transport
the mechanism by which viruses make their way along the axons.
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The neurofilament proteins are found in neurons and assemble to form intermediate filaments that regulate axon growth, axoplasmic transport, and axon caliber (Capano et al.
When there is high pressure of the CSF, the pressure extends around the optic nerve and results in obstruction of the axoplasmic flow in the optic nerve axons.
Cotton wool spots are secondary to obstructed axoplasmic flow.