Neurilemma

• (n.) The delicate outer sheath of a nerve fiber; the primitive sheath. • (n.) The perineurium. • (n.) The delicate outer sheath of a nerve fiber; the primitive sheath. • (n.) The perineurium.
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neurilemma

(noor″ĭ-lem´ә) the plasma membrane of a Schwann cell, forming the sheath of Schwann of a myelinated or unmyelinated peripheral nerve. adj., neurilem´mal., adj. Neurilemma enclosing axon in a peripheral nerve fiber.
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neurilemma

(noor;u1-lem;ua) A thin, membranous covering surrounding the myelin sheath of a nerve fiber.
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Neurilemma

Neu`ri·lem'ma noun [ New Latin , from Greek ... nerve + ... peel, skin.] (Anat.) (a) The delicate outer sheath of a nerve fiber; the primitive sheath. (b) The perineurium.
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neurilemma

neurilemma, neurolemma In the peripheral nervous system, the cytoplasm and nuclei of Schwann cells wrapped around the myelin sheath or the unmyelinated processes of nerve fibers. This contributes to regeneration of damaged nerve fibers by producing growth factors and serving as a tunnel or guide for regrowth.
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neurilemma

Type: Term Pronunciation: nū′ri-lem′ă Definitions: 1. A Schwann cell that enfolds one or more axons of the peripheral nervous system; in myelinated fibers, its plasma membrane forms the lamellae of myelin. Synonyms: neurolemma, sheath of Schwann
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