What is another word for schwann?

4 synonyms found


[ ʃwˈan], [ ʃwˈan], [ ʃ_w_ˈa_n]

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Schwann cells (from German Schwann, meaning "cord") are a type of cell found in the nervous system. Schwann cells are found mainly in the peripheral nervous system, where they act as the cellular foundation for myelin, a protective sheath that covers the nerve fibers. Schwann cells also play a role in neurotransmission, the transmission of nerve impulses.

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