perikaryon







perikaryon


perikaryon [per-i-kar-ee-on, -uh n] ExamplesWord Origin noun, plural per·i·kar·y·a [per-i-kar-ee-uh] /ˌpɛr ɪˈkær i ə/. Biology.

  1. cell body.

Origin of perikaryon 1895–1900; peri- + Greek káryon nut, kernel Examples from the Web for perikaryon Historical Examples of perikaryon

  • From the base often near its middle arises one large fibre—the axone fibre, which conducts impulses away from the perikaryon.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4

    Various

  • In some few cells the axone breaks up into branches in the immediate neighbourhood of its own perikaryon in the cortex.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4

    Various

  • perikaryon in Medicine perikaryon [pĕr′ĭ-kăr′ē-ŏn′, -ən] n. pl. per•i•kar•y•a (-kăr′ē-ə)

    1. The cytoplasm of a cell, exclusive of its nucleus.
    2. The cell body of a neuron.
    3. The body of the odontoblast exclusive of the dentinal fiber.

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