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|Term:||dorsal funiculus myelin sheath|
|Note:||This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.|
|Ontology:||Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000501]|
|Synonyms:||astrocyte sheath, oligodendrocyte myelin sheath, Schwann cell myelin sheath|
|Definition:||An electrically insulating fatty layer that surrounds the axons of many neurons. It is an outgrowth of glial cells: Schwann cells supply the myelin for peripheral neurons while oligodendrocytes supply it to those of the central nervous system.|
|Ontology:||GO: Cellular Component [GO:0043209] QuickGO AmiGO|