neurilemma

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n neurilemma thin membranous sheath around a nerve fiber
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Neurilemma (Anat) The delicate outer sheath of a nerve fiber; the primitive sheath.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n neurilemma The delicate structureless sheath of a nerve-fiber; the primitive sheath; the sheath of Schwann.
    • n neurilemma The sheath of a nerve-funieulus; the perineurium.
    • n neurilemma Of the spinal cord, the pia mater.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Neurilemma nū-ri-lem′a the external sheath of a nerve-fibre.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., from Gr. ney^ron nerve + peel, skin

Usage

In literature:

Neurilemma: the external sheath of a nerve fibre.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
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