Schwann's sheath
Schwann's sheath Schwann's" sheath` [So called from Theodor Schwann, a German anatomist of the 19th century.] (Anat.) The neurilemma. [1913 Webster]

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  • Schwann's sheath — n NEURILEMMA …   Medical dictionary

  • schwann's sheath — noun or schwann tube Usage: usually capitalized S : neurilemma 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Schwann's white substance — Schwann s white sub stance (Anat.) The substance of the medullary sheath. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sheath of Schwann — Sheath Sheath, n. [OE. schethe, AS. sc[=ae][eth], sce[ a][eth], sc[=e][eth]; akin to OS. sk[=e][eth]ia, D. scheede, G. scheide, OHG. sceida, Sw. skida, Dan. skede, Icel. skei[eth]ir, pl., and to E. shed, v.t., originally meaning, to separate, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sheath — Sheath, n. [OE. schethe, AS. sc[=ae][eth], sce[ a][eth], sc[=e][eth]; akin to OS. sk[=e][eth]ia, D. scheede, G. scheide, OHG. sceida, Sw. skida, Dan. skede, Icel. skei[eth]ir, pl., and to E. shed, v.t., originally meaning, to separate, to part.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sheath knife — Sheath Sheath, n. [OE. schethe, AS. sc[=ae][eth], sce[ a][eth], sc[=e][eth]; akin to OS. sk[=e][eth]ia, D. scheede, G. scheide, OHG. sceida, Sw. skida, Dan. skede, Icel. skei[eth]ir, pl., and to E. shed, v.t., originally meaning, to separate, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • schwann tube — noun see schwann s sheath …   Useful english dictionary

  • sheath — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. scabbard, sheathing, case, envelope, casing; involucre, capsule, fascia, lorica. See covering, receptacle. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. case, scabbard, cover, spathe, sheathing, cere. Specialized sheaths… …   English dictionary for students

  • S-100 protein — S 100/ICaBP type calcium binding domain Identifiers Symbol S 100 Pfam PF01023 InterPro …   Wikipedia

  • Schwann cell — Structure of a typical neuron Schwann cells wrapped around an axon Dendrite …   Wikipedia

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