Definition of ensheath in English:

ensheath

verb

[WITH OBJECT]Biology
  • Enclose (an organism, tissue, structure, etc.) in a sheath.

    ‘the axons are ensheathed by Schwann cells’
    • ‘Their tail ensheathes a sharp spine that can penetrate wet suits and water shoes.’
    • ‘Like the brain, the cord is ensheathed by membranes.’

Pronunciation

ensheath

/ɪnˈʃiːθ/