axoplasmic transport


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Related to axoplasmic transport: Axoplasmic flow, anterograde transport

ax·o·plas·mic trans·port

transport by way of flow of axoplasm toward cell soma (retrograde) or toward axon terminal (anterograde).

ax·o·plas·mic trans·port

(ak'sō-plaz'mik trans'pōrt)
Transport by way of flow of axoplasm toward cell soma (retrograde) or toward axon terminal (anterograde).

axoplasmic transport (a·ksō·plasˑ·mik tranˑ·spōrt),

n the simultaneous movement of proteins and other materials from the cell body of the neuron to the nerve fiber terminals and from the nerve fiber terminals to the cell body. Also called
axoplasmic flow.

axoplasmic

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.