adjective Date: 1899 having a myelin sheath <
myelinated nerve fibers

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  • myelinated — Having a myelin sheath. SYN: medullated (2). * * * my·e·lin·at·ed mī ə lə .nāt əd adj having a myelin sheath <myelinated nerve fibers> * * * see medullated * * * my·eli·nat·ed (miґə lĭ nāt″əd) having a myelin… …   Medical dictionary

  • myelinated — /muy euh leuh nay tid/, adj. Anat. (of a nerve) having a myelin sheath; medullated. [1895 1900; MYELIN + ATE1 + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • myelinated — adjective Of nerves, having a coating of myelin …   Wiktionary

  • myelinated — adj. (Anatomy) having a myelin sheath, containing a fatty substance which covers the axiom of nerve cells …   English contemporary dictionary

  • myelinated — my·e·li·nat·ed …   English syllables

  • myelinated — my•e•li•nat•ed [[t]ˈmaɪ ə ləˌneɪ tɪd[/t]] adj. anat. (of a nerve) having a myelin sheath; medullated • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • myelinated — adjective (of neurons) covered with a layer of myelin • Syn: ↑medullated • Ant: ↑unmyelinated • Pertains to noun: ↑medulla (for: ↑medullated), ↑myelin …   Useful english dictionary

  • myelinated fibers — myelinated nerve fibers grayish white nerve fibers whose axons are encased in a myelin sheath, which may in turn be enclosed by a neurilemma; called also medullated f s and medullated nerve f s. Cf. unmyelinated f s …   Medical dictionary

  • myelinated axon — an axon with a myelin sheath …   Medical dictionary

  • myelinated nerve — a nerve, especially a peripheral nerve, whose fibers (axons) are encased in a myelin sheath, which in turn is enclosed by a neurilemma. Cf. unmyelinated n …   Medical dictionary

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