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un·my·e·lin·at·ed

 (ŭn-mī′ə-lĭ-nā′tĭd)
adj.
Lacking a myelin sheath. Used of a nerve fiber.

unmyelinated

(ʌnˈmaɪəlɪˌneɪtɪd)
adj
(of a nerve fibre) not having a myelin sheath
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Adj.1.unmyelinated - (of neurons) not myelinated
medullated, myelinated - (of neurons) covered with a layer of myelin
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1],[2] Diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) is one of the most common and irreversible complications in both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes mellitus, among which the earliest alterations occur in the small unmyelinated C- and thinly myelinated AAaAaAeAn-nerve fibers.
The absence of positive staining around the neurites with the Weil's technique attested that the neuronal projections are unmyelinated axons (Fig.
3] Diabetes affects both myelinated and unmyelinated nerve fibers.
MSUD edema on DWI is consistent with intramyelinic or cytotoxic edema and hypointensity with increased ADC values indicative of vasogenic-interstitial edema in unmyelinated regions.
22-26) ESWT causes extreme excitement of the axon, destroys unmyelinated sensory fibers, improves symptoms by initiating an inflammatory response to the secretion of growth factors or nitrous oxide and revitalizes tissues by increasing angiogenesis.
Gray matter, which consists of neuronal cell bodies and unmyelinated axons, is responsible for controlling a variety of functions, including sensory perception, memory formation, decision-making and emotions.
18) Quantitative sensory testing enables thermal testing of unmyelinated C fibres and myelinated AS fibres mediating cold sensation.
In diffuse weighted (D-W) MRI, It is hypothesised that in myelinated areas, hyperintensity was because of intramyelinic oedema; unmyelinated areas, hypointensity was because of vasogenic interstitial oedema.
Porges found that mammals have two vagal circuits that originate in different parts of the brainstem: the myelinated pathway that mediates respiratory sinus arrhythmia and the fight/flight response and an unmyelinated pathway that we share with reptiles.
Pain is transmitted via thick, myelinated A ([beta] and [delta])-fibres, as well as thin, unmyelinated C-fibres.
The mature corpus callosum contains myelinated (70%) and unmyelinated fibers (30%), glial cells (astrocytes and oligodendrocytes), and neurons (5,31,43-45) and normally the callosum body has 7.