medullated nerve fiber

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Noun1.medullated nerve fiber - a nerve fiber encased in a sheath of myelinmedullated nerve fiber - a nerve fiber encased in a sheath of myelin
nerve fiber, nerve fibre - a threadlike extension of a nerve cell
medullary sheath, myelin sheath - a layer of myelin encasing (and insulating) the axons of medullated nerve fibers
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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 authors postulated that medullated nerve fibers may contribute to myopia by creating axial enlargement.
Optic nerve decompression: Presumed postoperative development of medullated nerve fibers. Arch Ophthalmol 1979;97:1459-1461.