[Neuroscience] Re: Spin out

Matt Menge mspmenge at comcast.net
Wed Aug 9 20:58:04 EST 2006

Matt Menge wrote:
> I am currently reading "Psychiatry, Psychoanlysis, and the New Biology
> of the Mind" by Eric Kandel.  He mentions that developing neurons "spin
> out" their axons.  Is this just a figure of speech or is there
> something that actually spins?
> Matt

I was also thinking of spinning yarn, but the phrase "spin out" would
still be confusing.  Any help would be much appreciated.


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