n. [Gr. an, without; axon, axis]
A nerve cell having no apparent axon.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Promorphologie — (griech.), die Grundformenlehre der Tiere, die deren Bau auf einfache Formen zurückzuführen sucht. Solche sind die asymmetrische, anaxone, irreguläre oder amorphe; die allseitig symmetrische, homaxone, sphärische; die radial symmetrische,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • anaxon — См. anaxone …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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