Myelin vs Endoneurium - What's the difference?

myelin | endoneurium |


As nouns the difference between myelin and endoneurium

is that myelin is (neuroanatomy) a white, fatty material, composed of lipids and lipoproteins, that surrounds the axons of nerves while endoneurium is (anatomy) a layer of delicate connective tissue enclosing the myelin sheath of a spinal cord nerve fiber.

myelin

English

(wikipedia myelin)

Noun

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  • (neuroanatomy) A white, fatty material, composed of lipids and lipoproteins, that surrounds the axons of nerves.
  • Derived terms

    * demyelination * myelinic * myelin basic protein * myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein * myelin sheath

    endoneurium

    Noun

  • (anatomy) A layer of delicate connective tissue enclosing the myelin sheath of a spinal cord nerve fiber.