Stuck on a problem? Get great tutoring at an affordable price with Chegg. Click here to join and get your 1st 30 minutes Free!

Central demyelination

From Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Definition

noun

The eventual loss (due to a pathological destruction) of myelin sheath surrounding the nerve fibers of the central nervous system.


Supplement

Central demyelination is one of the two major types of demyelination. The other is peripheral demyelination. An example of central demyelination is that occurs in the neurons of individuals with multiple sclerosis.


Compare:

Related term: