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myelination

[ mahy-uh-luh-ney-shuhn ]
/ ˌmaɪ ə ləˈneɪ ʃən /
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noun Anatomy.

the formation of a myelin sheath.

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Also my·e·lin·i·za·tion [mahy-uh-lin-uh-zey-shuhn]. /ˌmaɪ ə lɪn əˈzeɪ ʃən/.

Origin of myelination

First recorded in 1895–1900; myelin + -ation
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Medical definitions for myelination

myelination
[ mī′ə-lə-nāshən ]

n.

The acquisition, development, or formation of a myelin sheath around a nerve fiber.
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