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Definition 1: a layer of myelin encasing (and insulating) the axons of medullated nerve fibers - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for medullary sheath in the sense of this definition

(medullary sheath is a kind of ...) an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part

(medullary sheath is a part of ...) outer membrane covering an axon

(medullary sheath is a part of ...) small gaps in the myelin sheath of medullated axons

(medullary sheath is a part of ...) tissue consisting of glial cells with sheetlike processes that form the myelin sheath of nerve fibers

(... is part of medullary sheath) a nerve fiber encased in a sheath of myelin

(medullary sheath is made of the substance ...) a white fatty substance that forms a medullary sheath around the axis cylinder of some nerve fibers

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