axoaxonic

axoaxonic
Relating to synaptic contact between the axon of one nerve cell and that of another. See synapse.

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axo·ax·on·ic (ak″so-ak-sonґik) [axo- + axon] referring to a synapse between the axon of one neuron and the axon of another.

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