myelinated

adjective my·e·lin·at·ed \ ˈmī-ə-lə-ˌnā-təd \

Definition of myelinated

: having a myelin sheath
  • myelinated nerve fibers

First Known Use of myelinated

1894


Medical Dictionary

myelinated

adjective my·e·lin·at·ed \ ˈmī-ə-lə-ˌnāt-əd \

medical Definition of myelinated

: having a myelin sheath
  • myelinated nerve fibers

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