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1. myelin

noun. ['ˈmaɪɪlɪn'] a white fatty substance that forms a medullary sheath around the axis cylinder of some nerve fibers.

Synonyms

  • myeline
  • myelin sheath
  • fat
  • medulla

Antonyms

  • ectomorphic
  • angular
  • mesomorphic
  • leanness

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Example sentences of the word myelin


1. Noun, singular or mass
A lack of vitamin B-12 can result in nerve damage due to a loss of myelin.

2. Adjective
Individuals deficient in these fatty acids may suffer nerve damage primarily because of degradation of the myelin sheaths.

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