Medullary sheath

Definition of Medullary sheath

(Anat.) the layer of white semifluid substance (myelin), between the primitive sheath and axis cylinder of a medullated nerve fiber.
(Anat.) See under Medullary.

See also: Medullary Sheath

Related Words

axolemma, case, medulla, medullated nerve fiber, myelin, myelin sheath, myelinated nerve fiber, myeline, nodes of Ranvier, oligodendria, oligodendroglia, Ranvier's nodes, sheath
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