medullated

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj medullated (of neurons) covered with a layer of myelin
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Medullated (Anat) Furnished with a medulla or marrow, or with a medullary sheath; as, a medullated nerve fiber.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • medullated Having a medulla.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Medullated provided with a medullary sheath
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. medulla, marrow.

Usage

In literature:

The nerve fibres of this system, like the nerve fibres of invertebrates, are non-medullated.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
They give off a number of short dendrites with claw-like endings, and a fine non-medullated neuraxon process.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
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