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Introduction: Myelin

Description of Myelin

Myelin: fatty, axon-enwrapping sheath that serves to speed up neural conduction, formed by concentric layers of Schwann's cell (peripheral) or oligodendrocyte (CNS) membranes; loss or damage leads to severe loss of neural function, as in multiple sclerosis.
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Myelin as an Organ

Myelin (organ): Sheath around the spinal cord...more »

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