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myelination

[mahy-uh-luh-ney-shuh n]
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noun Anatomy.
  1. 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

First recorded in 1895–1900; myelin + -ation
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myelination in Medicine

myelination

([object Object])
n.
  1. The acquisition, development, or formation of a myelin sheath around a nerve fiber.
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