TITLE

neurilemma

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1452
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "neurilemma" is presented. It refers to the cytoplasm and nuclei of Schwann cells wrapped around the myelin sheath within the peripheral nervous system which contributes to the regenaration of damaged nerve fibers through the production of growth factors and serves as a guide for regrowth.
ACCESSION #
21237441

 

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