Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321743261
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-326-8

Chapter 11 - Fundamentals of the Nervous System and Nervous Tissue - Review Questions - Page 426: 2(3)


(f) Schwann cell

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Large nerve fibers (axons) are myelinated. The myelin sheath is formed in the peripheral nervous system by Schwann cells and in the central nervous system by oligodendrocytes (page 424).
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