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nervous system +    
acellular anatomical structure +  
anatomical border +  
anatomical group 
anatomical junction +  
anatomical system +  
arthropod neurohemal organ +  
arthropod sensillum +  
attachment site +  
baleen plate bristle 
blood brain barrier +  
blood nerve barrier +  
calf +  
cell condensation +  
cell group 
central nervous system +  
chemosensory organ +  
conceptus +  
cortical arch of kidney 
developing neuroepithelium +  
ectoderm-derived structure +  
endoderm-derived structure +  
front hindlimb zeugopod +  
ganglion +  
ganglionic eminence +  
glymphatic system 
iliopsoas 
insect adult nervous system +  
insect embryonic/larval nervous system +  
juxtaglomerular apparatus +  
keratin sheath of horn 
lateral structure +  
material entity in digestive tract +  
mesoderm-derived structure +  
morphological feature +  
multi cell part structure +  
multicellular anatomical structure +  
muscle spindle +  
muscle structure +  
myelin 
A dielectric (electrically insulating) material consisting of protein and fat that forms a layer, the myelin sheath, usually around only the axon of a neuron. Myelin is about 40 % water; the dry mass of myelin is about 70 - 85 % lipids and about 15 - 30 % proteins. Some of the proteins that make up myelin are myelin basic protein (MBP), myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein (MOG), and proteolipid protein (PLP). The primary lipid of myelin is a glycolipid called galactocerebroside (GalC). The intertwining hydrocarbon chains of sphingomyelin serve to strengthen the myelin sheath.
nerve plexus +  
nervous system cell part layer +  
neural system +  
neural tissue 
neuron projection bundle +  
perineural vascular plexus 
peripheral nervous system +  
photoreceptor array +  
primary nerve cord +  
regenerating anatomical structure +  
regional part of nervous system +  
reticuloendothelial system +  
retroauricular region 
sac +  
segmental subdivision of nervous system +  
septum +  
sex-specific anatomical structure +  
skeletal musculature +  
structure with developmental contribution from neural crest +  
surface structure +  
temple +  
transparent eye structure +  
ventral midline 
ventricle of nervous system +  
vestigial structure +  
visual processing part of nervous system +  
wheel papilla 

Synonyms
Xrefs: BTO:0000894 ;   FMA:62977 ;   Wikipedia:Myelin ;   ncithesaurus:Myelin
External Ontologys: present_in_taxon NCBITaxon:6340 ;   present_in_taxon NCBITaxon:6681 ;   present_in_taxon NCBITaxon:7742
Definition Sources: Wikipedia:Myelin

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