- the formation of a myelin sheath.
Also my·e·lin·i·za·tion [mahy-uh-lin-uh-zey-shuh n] /ˌmaɪ ə lɪn əˈzeɪ ʃən/.
Origin of myelination
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- The acquisition, development, or formation of a myelin sheath around a nerve fiber.
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