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axolemma

 [ak″so-lem´ah]
the surface membrane of an axon.
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ax·o·lem·ma

(ak'sō-lem'ă),
The plasma membrane of the axon.
Synonym(s): Mauthner sheath
[axo- + G. lemma, husk]
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ax·o·lem·ma

(ak'sō-lem'ă)
The plasma membrane of the axon.
Synonym(s): Mauthner sheath.
[axo- + G. lemma, husk]
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Mauthner,

Ludwig, Austrian ophthalmologist, 1840-1894.
Mauthner cell - a large neuron of the spinal cord with its cell body located in the metencephalon of fish and amphibia.
Mauthner fiber - an axon.
Mauthner sheath - the plasma membrane of the axon. Synonym(s): axolemma
Mauthner test - an obsolete test for color perception.
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