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unmyelinated

[uhn-mahy-uh-luh-ney-tid] /ʌnˈmaɪ ə ləˌneɪ tɪd/
adjective, Anatomy
1.
pertaining to nerve fibers that are not covered with a myelin sheath.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; un-1 + myelinated
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  • There's this constant limit, which is that the fibers are unmyelinated.
unmyelinated in Medicine

unmyelinated un·my·e·lin·at·ed (ŭn-mī'ə-lĭ-nā'tĭd)
adj.
Lacking a myelin sheath. Used of a nerve fiber.

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