from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The process of forming a myelin sheath.
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- n. myelination
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as myelination.
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- n. the development of a myelin sheath around a nerve fiber
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Fats also aid visual development and enhance the growth of a special coating on nerves as they grow myelinization.23
Thus, the baby does not see at first; this must await the myelinization of the optic nerve, which, to be sure, is not long delayed.
The myelinization of nerve fibers begins before birth and continues afterward.
A high degree of myelinization in the brain has, for instance, recently been found to be helpful.
Somebody with a small head but (say) good myelinization can still be quite smart.