Remak, Robert

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Remak, Robert

Ger. neurologist, 1815–1865.

Remak's axis cylinder

An axon.

Remak's band

The axis cylinder of a neuron.

Remak's fibers

The nonmyelinated nerve fibers.

Remak's ganglion

A group of nerve cells in the coronary sinus near its entry into the right atrium.
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Robert, Polish-German anatomist and histologist, 1815-1865.
Remak band
Remak fibers - nerve fibers lacking a myelin sheath but, in common with others, enveloped by a sheath of Schwann cells. Synonym(s): unmyelinated fibers
Remak ganglia - (1) groups of nerve cells in the wall of the venous sinus where it joins the right atrium of the heart; - (2) autonomic ganglia in nerves of the stomach.
Remak nuclear division - direct division of the nucleus and cell, without the changes in the nucleus that occur in the ordinary process of cell reproduction. Synonym(s): amitosis
Remak plexus - a gangliated plexus of unmyelinated nerve fibers, derived chiefly from the superior mesenteric plexus, ramifying in the intestinal submucosa. Synonym(s): submucosal plexus
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