nonmyelinated


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nonmyelinated

(ˌnɒnˈmaɪɪlɪˌneɪtɪd)
adj
(Biology) biology (of nerve fibres) lacking a myelin sheath
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However, no significant degenerations were observed in nonmyelinated nerve fibers [Figure 2d].
Small nonmyelinated fibers were identified in the soft conjunctive tissue of the superficial carpal transverse ligament.
For example, two days after the administration of an inflammation-triggering factor, an increase in the number of different glutamatergic receptor subtypes (AMPA, NMDA, KA) in peripheral myelinated and nonmyelinated nerve endings was proved [31].
The highest concentration of mitochondria is located right behind the lamina cribrosa in nonmyelinated axons [41].
These bulbous collections of nonmyelinated neurons are called neuromas.