\njˈuːɹa͡ɪlmə], \njˈuːɹaɪlmə], \n_j_ˈuː_ɹ_aɪ_l_m_ə]\
Definitions of NEURILEMMA
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- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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The outermost part of the ectodermal sheath of myelinated nerve fibers, including the sheath cell nucleus and its cytoplasm but not the concentric myelin-containing lamellae. Multiple nonmyelinated fibers may be contained within a single neurolemma sheath. (Lockard, Desk Reference for Neuroscience, 2d ed)
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William R. Warner
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
The fine transparent, and apparently fibrous membrane that surrounds the nerves-to every filament of which it forms a true canal. Robin restricts the term perinevre to the structure that invests the primitive bundles of nerves; and every nervous filament. It differs from the neurilemma, in its ordinary acceptation, which forms a coat of some thickness in the larger nerves, and supports the nutrient vessels, whilst the perinevre exhibits no capillaries.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
Syn. : sheath of Schwann. 1. The elastic, hyaline, apparently structureless sheath inclosing a nerve fiber. By some authors the term n. is restricted to the peripheral medullated nerves, whereas others describe non-medullated nerves as possessing a n. but without nodes of Ranvier. See also internode of Ranvier, under internode. [Gr.]
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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