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1. Myelinated.
2. Anatomy Having a medulla.
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(ˈmɛdəˌleɪtɪd; mɪˈdʌl-)
1. (Anatomy) anatomy encased in a myelin sheath
2. (Anatomy) having a medulla
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(ˈmɛd lˌeɪ tɪd, ˈmɛdʒ əˌleɪ-, məˈdʌl eɪ tɪd)

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Adj.1.medullated - (of neurons) covered with a layer of myelinmedullated - (of neurons) covered with a layer of myelin
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A cyst located adjacent to the pericardium may lead to symptoms due to medullated fibers that respond to stretching or touching of the pericardium [10].
"The sympathetic nervous system includes those portions of the nervous mechanism in which a medullated nerve fiber from the central system passes to a ganglion, sympathetic or peripheral, from which fibers, usually non-medullated, are distributed to such structures, e.g., blood vessels, as are not under voluntary control." Id.
generally terminal (large, usually pigmented, and medullated) on the