unmyelinated

[ uhn-mahy-uh-luh-ney-tid ]
/ ʌnˈmaɪ ə ləˌneɪ tɪd /

adjective Anatomy.

pertaining to nerve fibers that are not covered with a myelin sheath.

Nearby words

  1. unmuffle,
  2. unmurmuring,
  3. unmusical,
  4. unmuzzle,
  5. unmuzzled,
  6. unmyelinated fiber,
  7. unnail,
  8. unnamed,
  9. unnatural,
  10. unnaturally

Origin of unmyelinated

First recorded in 1915–20; un-1 + myelinated

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Medicine definitions for unmyelinated

unmyelinated

[ ŭn-mīə-lĭ-nā′tĭd ]

adj.

Lacking a myelin sheath. Used of a nerve fiber.

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