Relating to myelin.

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  • myelinic — adj. Of or pertaining to myelin. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • myelinic — adjective see myelin …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • myelinic — See myelin. * * * …   Universalium

  • myelinic — adj. (Anatomy) pertaining to myelin, of a fatty substance which surrounds the axiom of nerve fibers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • myelinic — my·e·lin·ic …   English syllables

  • myelinic — adjective of or relating to the substance that forms a sheath around the axon of some nerve fibers • Pertains to noun: ↑myelin • Derivationally related forms: ↑myelin * * * adjective see myelin * * * myelinˈic adjective • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • myelinic neuroma — a neuroma that contains myelinated nerve fibers; called also medullated n …   Medical dictionary

  • medullated neuroma — myelinic n …   Medical dictionary

  • myelin — myelinic, adj. /muy euh lin/, n. Biol. a soft, white, fatty material in the membrane of Schwann cells and certain neuroglial cells: the substance of the myelin sheath. Also, myeline /muy euh leen /. [1865 70; MYEL + IN2] * * * ▪ biochemistry… …   Universalium

  • myelin — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1873 a soft white somewhat fatty material that forms a thick myelin sheath about the protoplasmic core of a myelinated nerve fiber • myelinic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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