Definition of myelinated in US English:

myelinated

adjective

Physiology Anatomy
  • See myelin

    • ‘Numerous myelinated fibers traversing the globus pallidus make it much paler.’
    • ‘It also preserved many of the myelinated nerve fibers in treated animals, compared to untreated rats and those that did not receive the triple combination, the researchers found.’
    • ‘Their content of myelinated nerve fibers indicates their origin as branches of the pelvic colonic innervation.’
    • ‘The incompletely myelinated frontal lobes of children only gradually join the grid of electrical activity that operates the brain.’
    • ‘Some of these white myelinated fiber bundles can be followed downwards through the ventral part of the pons.’

Pronunciation

myelinated

/-ləˌnātəd/