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Myelin

Descriptions 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.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Myelin

Myelin: Sheath around the spinal cord.

Condition count: 3 ; see list below.

Organs: list of all organs

Diseases List for Myelin:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Myelin' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:

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