AXONAL TRANSPORT

refers to the transportation of materials along the axon of a neuron. Materials may be directed from the cell body to distant regions of the dendrites, or conversely, from the axon terminals back to the cell body. Also known as axoplasmic flow.

AXONAL TRANSPORT: "Axonal transport refers to the transportation of cellular materials between different parts of a neuron."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AXONAL TRANSPORT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/axonal-transport/ (accessed October 26, 2020).
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