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my·e·lin(mī′ə-lĭn) also my·e·line (-lĭn, -lēn′)
A white fatty material, composed chiefly of lipids and lipoproteins, that encloses certain axons and nerve fibers. Also called medulla.
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|Adj.||1.||myelinic - of or relating to the substance that forms a sheath around the axon of some nerve fibers|
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