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neurolemma

noun
  1. the thin membrane that forms a sheath around nerve fibresAlso: neurilemma

Word Origin

C19: New Latin, from neuro- + Greek eilēma covering
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Examples from the Web for neurolemma

Historical Examples

  • Between the neurolemma and the axis cylinder is the medullated sheath, composed of a fatty substance known as myelin.

    Manual of Surgery

    Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles


neurolemma in Medicine

neurolemma

([object Object])
n.
  1. Variant ofneurilemma

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