A toxin produced by a fungus. A mycotoxin may be formed when grains or some other products become moldy. From myco-, fungal + -toxin = a fungal toxin.
Dilation of the pupil. The opposite of mydriasis is miosis.
The fatty substance that covers and protects nerves. Myelin is a layered tissue that surrounds the nerve fibers (axons). This sheath around the axons acts like a conduit in an electrical system, ensuring that messages sent by axons are not lost en route.
The formation of the myelin sheath around a nerve fiber. Also known as myelinization.
The formation of the myelin sheath around a nerve fiber. Also known as myelination.
Inflammation of the spinal cord, such as from infection or immune inflammation.