neurolemma

/ (ˌnjʊərəʊˈlɛmə) /

noun

the thin membrane that forms a sheath around nerve fibresAlso: neurilemma

Word Origin for neurolemma

C19: New Latin, from neuro- + Greek eilēma covering
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Medicine definitions for neurolemma

neurolemma

[ nur′ə-lĕmə ]

n.

Variant ofneurilemma
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