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XB-ANAT-3752

Anatomy Term: Schwann cell

XAO ID: 0005044

Synonyms: neurilemmal cell

Definition: "A glial cell that ensheaths axons of neurons in the peripheral nervous system and is necessary for their maintainance and function. Multiple Schwann cells wrap each axon."


Stage Range: NF stage 28 to death

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