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1. sheath

noun. ['ˈʃiːθ'] a protective covering (as for a knife or sword).

Synonyms

  • aiglet
  • aglet
  • cot
  • protection
  • protective cover
  • protective covering
  • fingerstall
  • scabbard

Antonyms

  • arise
  • show
  • fall short of
  • fixed-width font

Etymology

  • sceaþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Myelin Sheath

  • underneath
  • bequeath
  • rujith
  • beneath
  • spaeth
  • sleeth
  • wreath
  • weith
  • veith
  • vaeth
  • teeth
  • seith
  • reith
  • paeth
  • meath
  • leith
  • leeth
  • leath
  • keith
  • keeth
  • keath
  • gaeth
  • faeth

Example sentences of the word myelin-sheath


1. Noun Phrase
So the damaged myelin sheath around the cochlear nerve neurons may cause the degeneration and death of the neurons.

2. Noun Phrase
Low levels of vitamin B12 may cause damage to the protective myelin sheath around neurons in the cochlear nerve.

3. Noun Phrase
Vitamins B-6 and B-12 play a role in the production and maintenance of the myelin sheath around cells.

4. Noun Phrase
The myelin sheath increases signal transmission in the brain, something that can help with energy.

2. sheath

noun. ['ˈʃiːθ'] a dress suitable for formal occasions.

Synonyms

  • cocktail dress
  • frock

Antonyms

  • unmask
  • uncover
  • undress

Etymology

  • sceaþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. sheath

noun. ['ˈʃiːθ'] an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part.

Synonyms

  • natural covering
  • cover
  • medullary sheath
  • lorica
  • neurolemma
  • myelin sheath
  • neurilemma
  • husk
  • case
  • covering

Antonyms

  • uncrate
  • unbox
  • unpack
  • nominative

Etymology

  • sceaþ (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. 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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