Relating to the synaptic relationship of an axon with a nerve cell body. See synapse. [axo- + G. soma, body]

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axo·so·mat·ic .ak-sō-sō-'mat-ik adj relating to or being a nerve synapse between the cell body of one neuron and an axon of another

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axo·so·mat·ic (ak″so-so-matґik) [axo- + somatic] referring to a synapse between the axon of one neuron and the cell body of another.

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