Meaning of neurilemmal in English:

neurilemmal

adjective

Anatomy

See neurilemma

‘Finally, each nerve fiber and its neurilemmal sheath are enclosed by a connective tissue sheath termed endoneurium.’
  • ‘Cutaneous neurofibromas are derived from peripheral nerves and supporting structures, including neurilemmal cells.’
  • ‘In the cat and monkey myelin changes are prominent at the junction of the glial and neurilemmal portions of the root, which suggests increased vulnerability at that point.’
  • ‘It arises from the outer layer of the neurilemmal sheath of the Schwann cell.’
  • ‘Histologically, these tumors are named after the cell of origin, the Schwann cell which is also known as a neurilemmal cell, thus these tumors are also known as neurilemmomas.’