Remak's fibres -->
unmyelinated fibres
medical dictionary

A fibre having no myelin covering (CNS); a naked axon; in the PNS represented by all axons lying in troughs in a single Schwann cell (Schwann cell unit); a slow conducting fibre.

Synonyms: gray fibres, nonmedullated fibres, Remak's fibres.

American spelling: unmyelinated fibers

(05 Mar 2000)