Definition of Myelinization

1. Noun. The development of a myelin sheath around a nerve fiber.

Exact synonyms: Myelinisation
Generic synonyms: Development, Growing, Growth, Maturation, Ontogenesis, Ontogeny



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myelinization

myelin
myelin protein zero
myelin sheath
myelin sheaths
myelinate
myelinated
myelinated nerve fiber
myelinates
myelinating
myelination
myelinations
myeline
myelines
myelinic
myelinisation
myelinization (current term)
myelinogenesis
myelins
myelitides
myelitis
myelo-
myeloablated
myeloablation
myeloablative
myeloblast
myeloblastic
myeloblastic leukemia
myeloblastosis
myeloblasts
myelocoele

Literary usage of Myelinization

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1910)
"myelinization of the Axones of the Cord.—The acquisition of the myelin sheath is not (»temporary for all axones in the cord, but is characterized by a ..."

2. Elements of Physiological Psychology: A Treatise of the Activities and by George Trumbull Ladd, Robert Sessions Woodworth (1911)
"The case of the rat, therefore, seems conclusive against the view that orderly function is impossible before the advent of myelinization. On the other hand, ..."

3. Elements of Physiological Psychology;...(thoroughly Rev. and Re-written) by by George Trumbull Ladd, Robert Sessions Woodworth (1915)
"The case of the rat, therefore, seems conclusive against the view that orderly function is impossible before the advent of myelinization. On the other hand, ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1913)
"... studies of the author have shown that there are three different sets of fibers in the corpus callosum according to the period of their myelinization. ..."

5. The American Journal of Insanity by New York (State). State Lunatic Asylum (1905)
"... is very interesting in regard to the location of the degeneration in tabes. The latter finds the myelinization of fibers occurs in regular ..."

6. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"eration) and the method of myelinization. The method of secondary degeneration depends upon the ... The myelinization method was introduced by Flechsig. ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"Early myelinization of fibres, presence of ascending and descending " projection " tracts to and from lower centres outside the cortex, ..."

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