AXIS CYLINDER

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refers to the central core of an axon, which consists of a cytoplasm (or axoplasm) surrounded by the plasma membrane (or axolemma).

AXIS CYLINDER: "The axis cylinder forms the central core of an axon, within a neuron."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "AXIS CYLINDER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/axis-cylinder/ (accessed June 27, 2022).

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