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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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Parent(s): glial cell (is_a) nerve (part_of) peripheral nervous system (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY