unmyelinated fiber

n.

Any of the nerve fibers that lack a fatty sheath but that are enveloped by a sheath of Schwann cells as are other nerve fibers.gray fiber nonmedullated fiber

Nearby words

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


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