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1. Myelinated.
2. Anatomy Having a medulla.


(ˈmɛdəˌleɪtɪd; mɪˈdʌl-)
1. (Anatomy) anatomy encased in a myelin sheath
2. (Anatomy) having a medulla


(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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Narfstrom and Petersen-Jones (2013) observed central prominence of medullated nerve fibers that extend into surrounding fundus, mostly along retinal blood vessels in some dogs, especially Golden Retrievers and German Shepherds.
The visual subjectively and benzol test were used to separate the true wool and medullated fiber.
On ophthalmologic examination, retinal medullated nerve fibres were seen in the inferotemporal retina of left eye and in the superior as well as inferior sectors of the retina of right eye.
Medullated hair is shown to be in this study more susceptible to physical breakdown by providing two routes for microbial and environmental attack.