neurocladism

neurocladism

 [noo͡-rok´lah-dizm]
the formation of new branches by the process of a neuron; especially the force by which, in regeneration of divided nerves, the newly formed axons become attracted by the peripheral stump, so as to form a bridge between the two ends.
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neu·roc·la·dism

(nū-rok'lă-dizm),
The outgrowth of axons from the central stump to bridge the gap in a cut nerve.
Synonym(s): odogenesis
[neuro- + G. klados, a young branch]
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neu·roc·la·dism

(nūr-ok'lă-dizm)
The outgrowth of axons from the central stump to bridge the gap in a cut nerve.
[neuro- + G. klados, a young branch]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012