myelinopathy(redirected from feline spinal myelinopathy)
A disorder affecting the myelin of peripheral nerve fibers, in contrast to one affecting axons (axonopathy).
Degeneration of the myelin sheaths of neurons, esp. in the central nervous system.See: multiple sclerosis
general term used to include any disease of myelin; includes hypomyelination, dysmyelination, leukodystrophies, myelinolytic diseases, spongiform myelinopathies, encephalomyelinopathies.
feline spinal myelinopathy
an iodiopathic, adult-onset, progressive myelin loss in the spinal cord in Californian cats.