axoneme

axoneme
noun Etymology: Greek axōn axis + nēma thread, from nēn to spin — more at needle Date: 1901 the fibrillar bundle of a flagellum or cilium that usually consists of nine pairs of microtubules arranged in a ring around a single central pair • axonemal adjective

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  • Axoneme — Axonème L axonème est la partie axiale et motrice d un cil ou d un flagelle d une cellule eucaryote. L axonème le plus souvent cité est constitué d un cylindre de 9 doublets de microtubules qui, associés entre eux par des moteurs moléculaires… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • axoneme — axoneme. См. аксонемный комплекс. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Axoneme — Numerous eukaryotic cells carry whip like appendages (cilia or eukaryotic flagella) whose inner core consists of a cytoskeletal structure called the axoneme. The axoneme serves as the skeleton of these organelles, both giving support to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Axonème — L axonème est la partie axiale et motrice d un cil ou d un flagelle d une cellule eucaryote. L axonème le plus souvent cité est constitué d un cylindre de 9 doublets de microtubules qui, associés entre eux par des moteurs moléculaires (les bras… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • axoneme — n. [Gr. axon, axle; nema, thread] The core of a cilium or flagellum, comprising microtubles; genoneme of a chromosome …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • axoneme — The central microtubule complex of eukaryotic cilia and flagella with the characteristic 9 + 2 arrangement of tubules when seen in cross section …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • axoneme — /ak seuh neem /, n. Cell Biol. the shaft within a flagellum or cilium, containing twenty microtubules arranged as nine doublets and two singlets. Cf. nine plus two array. [1900 05; AXO + neme < Gk nêma thread] * * * …   Universalium

  • axoneme — 1. The central thread running in the axis of the chromosome. 2. SYN: axial filament. 3. The distinctive array of microtubules in the core of eukaryotic cilia and flagella comprising a central pair surrounded by a sheaf of nine doublet… …   Medical dictionary

  • axoneme — ax·o·neme …   English syllables

  • axoneme — ax•o•neme [[t]ˈæk səˌnim[/t]] n. cbl the shaft within a flagellum or cilium, containing twenty microtubules arranged as nine doublets and two singlets • Etymology: 1900–05; < Gkáxōnaxis +nêma thread …   From formal English to slang

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