myelin

Myelopathy vs Myelin - What's the difference?

myelopathy | myelin | Related terms |

Myelopathy is a related term of myelin.


As nouns the difference between myelopathy and myelin

is that myelopathy is a disorder in which the tissue of the spinal cord is diseased or damaged while myelin is (neuroanatomy) a white, fatty material, composed of lipids and lipoproteins, that surrounds the axons of nerves.

Myelinic vs Myelin - What's the difference?

myelinic | myelin | Derived terms |

Myelinic is a derived term of myelin.

Demyelination vs Myelin - What's the difference?

demyelination | myelin | Derived terms |

Demyelination is a derived term of myelin.


As nouns the difference between demyelination and myelin

is that demyelination is the removal of the myelin sheath from a nerve fibre, normally as a result of disease while myelin is (neuroanatomy) a white, fatty material, composed of lipids and lipoproteins, that surrounds the axons of nerves.

Nerve vs Myelin - What's the difference?

nerve | myelin |


As nouns the difference between nerve and myelin

is that nerve is (zoology) a bundle of neurons with their connective tissue sheaths, blood vessels and lymphatics while myelin is (neuroanatomy) a white, fatty material, composed of lipids and lipoproteins, that surrounds the axons of nerves.

As a verb nerve

is to give courage; sometimes with "up" .

Axon vs Myelin - What's the difference?

axon | myelin |


As nouns the difference between axon and myelin

is that axon is (cytology) a nerve fibre which is a long slender projection of a nerve cell, and which conducts nerve impulses away from the body of the cell to a synapse while myelin is (neuroanatomy) a white, fatty material, composed of lipids and lipoproteins, that surrounds the axons of nerves.

Lipoprotein vs Myelin - What's the difference?

lipoprotein | myelin |


As nouns the difference between lipoprotein and myelin

is that lipoprotein is any of a large group of complexes of protein and lipid with many biochemical functions while myelin is (neuroanatomy) a white, fatty material, composed of lipids and lipoproteins, that surrounds the axons of nerves.

Lipid vs Myelin - What's the difference?

lipid | myelin |


As nouns the difference between lipid and myelin

is that lipid is (organic compound) any of a group of organic compounds including the fats, oils, waxes, sterols, and triglycerides lipids are characterized by being insoluble in water, and account for most of the fat present in the human body they are, however, soluble in nonpolar organic solvents while myelin is (neuroanatomy) a white, fatty material, composed of lipids and lipoproteins, that surrounds the axons of nerves.

Myelin vs Myelinate - What's the difference?

myelin | myelinate |


As a noun myelin

is (neuroanatomy) a white, fatty material, composed of lipids and lipoproteins, that surrounds the axons of nerves.

As an adjective myelinate is

of, related to, or composed of myelin.

As a verb myelinate is

to coat with myelin.

Myelin vs Oligodendroglia - What's the difference?

myelin | oligodendroglia |


As nouns the difference between myelin and oligodendroglia

is that myelin is (neuroanatomy) a white, fatty material, composed of lipids and lipoproteins, that surrounds the axons of nerves while oligodendroglia is (anatomy) tissue (neuroglia) consisting of glial cells that are smaller than astrocytes and form the myelin sheath.

Myelin vs Myelocyte - What's the difference?

myelin | myelocyte |


As nouns the difference between myelin and myelocyte

is that myelin is (neuroanatomy) a white, fatty material, composed of lipids and lipoproteins, that surrounds the axons of nerves while myelocyte is a large cell, found in bone marrow, that becomes a granulocyte when mature.

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