Schwann cell(redirected from Neurolemmocyte)
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Schwann cell(shwän, shvän)
Any of the cells that surround the axons of the peripheral nerves, forming the myelin sheath of myelinated nerve fibers and providing support for nonmyelinated nerve fibers. Also called neurilemma.