myelinated

[mahy-uh-luh-ney-tid]

adjective Anatomy.

(of a nerve) having a myelin sheath; medullated.

Nearby words

  1. myelatelia,
  2. myelemia,
  3. myelencephalon,
  4. myelin,
  5. myelin sheath,
  6. myelinated fiber,
  7. myelination,
  8. myeline,
  9. myelinolysis,
  10. myelitis

Origin of myelinated

First recorded in 1895–1900; myelin + -ate1 + -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for myelinated

myelinated

adjective

(of a nerve fibre) having a myelin sheath
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Medicine definitions for myelinated

myelinated

[mīə-lə-nā′tĭd]

adj.

Having a myelin sheath.

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