Schwann-cell



noun, Biology.
1.
a cell of the peripheral nervous system that wraps around a nerve fiber, jelly-roll fashion, forming the myelin sheath.

Schwann cell (shwän, shvän)
n.
Any of the cells that cover the nerve fibers in the peripheral nervous system and form the myelin sheath. Also called neurilemma cell.
Schwann cell
(shwän, shvän)
Any of the cells that cover the axons in the peripheral nervous system and form the myelin sheath. See more at myelin.

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