myelinated

adjective
my·​e·​lin·​at·​ed | \ ˈmī-ə-lə-ˌnā-təd How to pronounce myelinated (audio) \

Definition of myelinated

: having a myelin sheath myelinated nerve fibers

First Known Use of myelinated

1894, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of myelinated was in 1894

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“Myelinated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/myelinated. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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myelinated

adjective
my·​e·​lin·​at·​ed | \ ˈmī-ə-lə-ˌnāt-əd How to pronounce myelinated (audio) \

Medical Definition of myelinated

: having a myelin sheath myelinated nerve fibers

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