AXOTOMY By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 n. refers to the severing of an axon. Denervation of this type is often used in experimental studies of neurophysiology, in order to model certain diseases of the nervous system. AXOTOMY: "An axotomy involves the severing of a neuron's axon." Related Psychology Terms APLYSIA AXON HILLOCK AXO-AXONAL SYNAPSE AXON TERMINAL ANOETIC MEMORY BALANCED DESIGN RANA PIPIENS PROJECTION NEURON AXONAL TRANSPORT POSTTEST-ONLY CONTROL-GROUP DESIGN Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AXOTOMY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/axotomy/ (accessed April 6, 2020).