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Amyelinic --> unmyelinated

Denoting nerve fibres (axons) lacking a myelin sheath.

Synonym: amyelinated, amyelinic, nonmedullated, nonmyelinated, unmedullated.

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Glial cells...Neurons....and the SYNAPSE

... glioblasts are mobile. By the way, the name of the glial cells that secrete the myelin sheath in peripherical nervous system is Schwamm cells. Amyelinic axons also have schwamm cells, and even some myelin, but the layer is to thin and it can not do it's job of isolation of the axon. The main ...

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by MrMistery
Tue Nov 29, 2005 7:36 pm
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Topic: Glial cells...Neurons....and the SYNAPSE
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