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unmyelinated fiber

unmyelinated fiber in Medicine

unmyelinated fiber n.
Any of the nerve fibers that lack a fatty sheath but that are enveloped by a sheath of Schwann cells as are other nerve fibers. Also called gray fiber, nonmedullated fiber.

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