myelinization


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my·e·li·na·tion

 (mī′ə-lə-nā′shən) also my·e·li·ni·za·tion (-nĭ-zā′shən)
n.
The process of forming a myelin sheath.
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Noun1.myelinization - the development of a myelin sheath around a nerve fiber
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
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my·e·li·na·tion

, myelinization
n. mielinización, crecimiento de mielina alrededor de una fibra nerviosa.
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The four repressed genes are expressed preferentially in neurons and regulate the synaptic function and the neuronal plasticity, while the overexpressed gene is characteristic for neuroglia cells, its expression is activated as a response to neuronal damage and facilitates myelinization and regeneration.
Myelinization, neurogenesis and neuronal migration occur during this period (15) so that nutritional insults during this period represent a high risk factor for the development of the cognitive skills that are essential for written language.
The amount of apoptosis necessary for physiological brain development is determined by the degree of myelinization and the water content of the brain (Smith et al., 1995).
Myelinization, dopamine and nor-epinephrine metabolism, neuronal energy metabolism, and there by child development are negatively affected by iron deficiency (16).
Neurodevelopmental disorders may occur due to problems with neurodevelopmental steps such as synaptic and neuronal growth myelinization, neuronal differentiation, and synaptic pruning.
Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed delayed myelinization at the corpus callosum, genu of the internal capsule, and posterior limb.
The functions of neurosteroids include regulation of axons' and dendrites' growth, neuroprotection, and myelinization [122].
Thyroid hormones are essential for development and function of the brain because they are involved in neuron formation and migration, formation of axons and dendrites, myelinization, development of synapses, and regulation of specific neurotransmitters in the fetal and postnatal periods (4).
(d) Radial diffusivity (RD) represents water diffusivity in a direction transversal to the principal and related to the myelinization degree.
During adolescence, brain neurogenesis and synaptogenesis activity are similar to adulthood and, concurrently, myelinization still continues.
In addition, it is necessary for the improved function of the immune system, cellular breath, bone formation, normal cardiac function, conjunctive tissue development, myelinization of spinal marrow, keratinization and pigmentation of tissues.