ensheathe

verb en·sheathe \ in-ˈshēt͟h , en- \

Definition of ensheathe

ensheathed; ensheathing; ensheathes
: to cover with or as if with a sheath

First Known Use of ensheathe

1593

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ensheathe

transitive verb en·sheathe \ in-ˈshēt͟h \

medical Definition of ensheathe

ensheathed; ensheathing
: to cover with or as if with a sheath
  • nerve fibers ensheathed by myelin

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