amyelination

[ ā-mī′ə-lə-nāshən, ə-mī′- ]

n.

Congenital absence of the myelin sheath on a nerve.

Nearby words

  1. amvets,
  2. amy,
  3. amyclas,
  4. amycus,
  5. amyelia,
  6. amyelinic,
  7. amyelonic,
  8. amyelous,
  9. amygdala,
  10. amygdalaceous

Related formsa•mye•li•nat′ed (-nā′tĭd) adj.


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