Neurological cells having few and delicate processes. Cells in brain and spinal cord that produce the myelin sheath that insulates nerve fibers.
a type of support cell in the brain that produces myelin, the fatty sheath that surrounds and insulates axons.
Cells in the brain and in the spinal cord that produce the myelin sheath that insulates nerve fibers. (See: Glial Cells #2)
Cells that enwrap an axon with their flattened membranes to create an insulating layer of myelin.
Specialized cells in the brain and spinal cord that wrap around an axon to form a multilayered myelin sheath.
One of the major types of glial cells.
cells that make and maintain myelin.