neurolemma

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Related to Neurolema: axolemma, neurilemmal, neurilemma

neurilemma

 [noor″ĭ-lem´ah]
the plasma membrane of a Schwann cell, forming the sheath of Schwann of a myelinated or unmyelinated peripheral nerve. adj., adj neurilem´mal.

neu·ri·lem·ma

(nū'ri-lem'ă), Despite etymologic arguments in favor of the alternative spellings neurilema and neurolemma, by far the most usual spelling is neurilemma.
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.
[neuri + G. lemma, husk]

neurolemma

neu·ri·lem·ma

(nūr'i-lem'ă)
A cell that enfolds one or more axons of the peripheral nervous system; in myelinated fibers its plasma membrane forms the lamellae of myelin.
Synonym(s): neurolemma, sheath of Schwann.
[neuri- + G. lemma, husk]

neurolemma

; neurilemma cells enfolding/enwrapping one or more peripheral nerve axons

neurolemma

neurilemma.