a cell of the peripheral nervous system that wraps around a nerve fiber, jelly-roll fashion, forming the myelin sheath.
Schwann cell (shwän, shvän)
Any of the cells that cover the nerve fibers in the peripheral nervous system and form the myelin sheath. Also called neurilemma cell.
Any of the cells that cover the axons in the peripheral nervous system and form the myelin sheath. See more at myelin.
schwannoma schwan·no·ma (shwä-nō’mə) n. See neurofibroma. See neurilemoma.
schwannosis schwan·no·sis (shwä-nō’sĭs) n. A non-neoplastic proliferation of Schwann cells in the spaces around the blood vessels of the spinal cord.
noun, (sometimes lowercase) German. 1. excessive enthusiasm or sentimentality.
noun 1. Delmore [del-mawr,, -mohr] /ˈdɛl mɔr,, -moʊr/ (Show IPA), 1913–1966, U.S. poet, short-story writer, and critic.