unmyelinated

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un·my·e·lin·at·ed

 (ŭn-mī′ə-lĭ-nā′tĭd)
adj.
Lacking a myelin sheath. Used of a nerve fiber.

unmyelinated

(ʌnˈmaɪəlɪˌneɪtɪd)
adj
(of a nerve fibre) not having a myelin sheath
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Adj.1.unmyelinated - (of neurons) not myelinated
medullated, myelinated - (of neurons) covered with a layer of myelin
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