Axons: Nerve fibers that are capable of rapidly conducting impulses away from the neuron cell body.1


Types may include:2

Types of Axon:

  • Myelinated Nerve Fiber
  • Postganglionic Autonomic Fiber
  • Preganglionic Autonomic Fiber
  • Unmyelinated Nerve Fiber

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  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: NCI Thesaurus

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