Definition of Myeline

1. Noun. A white fatty substance that forms a medullary sheath around the axis cylinder of some nerve fibers.

Exact synonyms: Medulla, Myelin
Substance meronyms: Medullary Sheath, Myelin Sheath
Generic synonyms: Fat
Derivative terms: Myelinic



Definition of Myeline

1. myelin [n -S] - See also: myelin

Lexicographical Neighbors of Myeline

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

Literary usage of Myeline

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"A more probable explanation is that of a toxic agent of unknown character having a peculiar chemical affinity for myeline, and possibly also ..."

2. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciences edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1888)
"D. A fine nerve tube, rendered moniliform by the hardening. The thin layer of myeline which covers it of a pale yellowish gray; ..."

3. 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 (1878)
"The regularity with which these fissures in the myeline occur is so striking that one is led to believe that he has discovered something new in the ..."

4. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"The latter formations probably belong to the sympathetic system. The myeline is a fatty substance, differing from ordinary fat, ..."

5. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1883)
"At comparatively regular intervals the myeline investment is traversed, ... The myeline investment is separated from the central axis-cylinder by a delicate ..."

6. Cellular pathology: As Based Upon Physiological and Pathological Histology by Rudolf Ludwig Karl Virchow, Franklin N. Chance (1860)
"Medullary substance (myeline).—Non-medullated and medullated-fibres.—Transition from the one kind to the other: hypertrophy of the optic nerve. ..."

7. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1897)
"All stages up to complete replacement of the old myeline sheath and ... (I/) That the old axis-cylinder and myeline .sheath are destroyed in the peripheral ..."

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