myelination

noun
my·​e·​li·​na·​tion | \ ˌmī-ə-lə-ˈnā-shən How to pronounce myelination (audio) \

Medical Definition of myelination

1 : the process of acquiring a myelin sheath
2 : the condition of being myelinated

Learn More About myelination

Dictionary Entries Near myelination

myelinated

myelination

myelin basic protein

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Myelination.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/myelination. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Words for Scrabble

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!