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Related to medullated: medullated fiber, medullated nerve

med·ul·lat·ed

(med'yŭ-lāt'ĕd, med'ū-),
1. Having a medulla or medullary substance.
2. Synonym(s): myelinated

medullated

/med·ul·lat·ed/ (med´ah-lāt″ed) myelinated.

medullated

(mĕd′l-ā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Myelinated.
2. Anatomy Having a medulla.

medullated

[med′yəlā′tid]
Etymology: L, medulla, marrow
enclosed by a marrowlike substance, such as the myelin sheath of a nerve fiber.

med·ul·lat·ed

(med'ŭ-lā-tĕd)
1. Having a medulla or medullary substance.
2. Synonym(s): myelinated.

medullated

MYELINATED.

medullated

1. said of nerve fibers; means myelinated, equipped with myelin sheaths.
2. said of hair; means having a core of air-filled cells. If the medulla is coarse, the fiber is hairy and has irregular dyeing properties. It is a blemish in a wool fiber.
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Medullated nerve fibers: a sign of multiple basal cell nevi (Gorlin's) syndrome.
The lipidization of barb medullary cells was contemporary to that of interbarbule supportive cells at late stages of differentiation so that barbules became eventually independed and joined to the medullated ramus as indicated in Fig.
Medullated retinal nerve fibers: speculations on their cause and presentation of cases.
Common-sense nerve fibers are seldom medullated before forty--they are never seen even with a microscope before twenty.