MYELINATION

is the process of forming a myelin sheath around the axon of neurons. Otherwise known as axonal myelination and medullation.

MYELINATION: "Myelination is the process of a myelin coating or sheath forming around a neuro fibre or axon of a neuron."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MYELINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/myelination/ (accessed June 24, 2021).
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