myelin

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Neuron, with myelin sheath labeled as e

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From Ancient Greek μυελός (muelós, marrow) + -in

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myelin (uncountable)

  1. (neuroanatomy) A white, fatty material, composed of lipids and lipoproteins, that surrounds the axons of nerves.

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myelin m

  1. myelin

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