MYELIN

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is the substance which forms an insulatory sheath covering some neurons in the central nervous system consisting primarily of phospholipids and protein.

MYELIN: "Myelin is the substance which coats some neurons allowing saltatory conduct."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "MYELIN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/myelin/ (accessed August 13, 2022).

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