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tr.v. en·sheathed, en·sheath·ing, en·sheathes
To cover or enclose with or as with a sheathe.



also en•sheath


to enclose in or as if in a sheath; sheathe.
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We talk a lot about proteins, but myelin--the substance that ensheathes nerve fibers and is a main target of the attack--is primarily composed of lipids.
Myelin is a specialized membrane which ensheathes and insulates axons in the peripheral and central nervous system.