internodal segment(redirected from Ranvier segment)
the portion of a myelinated nerve fiber between two successive nodes.
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in·ter·nod·al seg·ment(in'tĕr-nō'dăl seg'mĕnt)
The portion of a myelinated nerve fiber between two successive nodes.
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Ranvier,Louis A., French pathologist, 1835-1922.
nodes of Ranvier - short intervals in the myelin sheaths of nerve fibers.
Ranvier crosses - black or brown figures in the shape of a cross, marking Ranvier nodes in the longitudinal section of a nerve stained with silver nitrate.
Ranvier disks - tactile nerve endings of cupped disklike form in the skin. Synonym(s): Ranvier tactile disks
Ranvier plexus - a subbasal stroma plexus of the cornea.
Ranvier segment - the portion of a myelinated nerve fiber between two successive nodes. Synonym(s): internodal segment
Ranvier tactile disks - Synonym(s): Ranvier disks
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