OTHER WORDS FROM myelinmy·e·lin·ic, adjective
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Some researchers suspect that antiviral treatments would probably make the most sense when used early on, before the immune system eats away at the myelin around the nerve cells.Multiple sclerosis has a common viral culprit, opening doors to new approaches|Erin Garcia de Jesús|August 11, 2022|Science News
Enteric glia help the gut digest food, for instance, and a type of glia called Schwann cells, sisters to the brain’s oligodendrocytes, spread myelin on peripheral nerves to help speed signals along.Glial cells may take on big jobs in unexpected parts of the body|Laura Sanders|June 2, 2022|Science News
In MS, the amount and quality of myelin is abnormal, replaced by “sclerotic” plaques, the hallmark of the disease.
This loss of usable myelin results in poor nerve-to-nerve coordination, resulting is a slightly haywire main dashboard.
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
Alveolar cells commonly contain fat-droplets and, less frequently, myelin globules.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd