"Ranvier's Nodes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Regularly spaced gaps in the myelin sheaths of peripheral axons. Ranvier's nodes allow saltatory conduction, that is, jumping of impulses from node to node, which is faster and more energetically favorable than continuous conduction.
- Ranvier's Nodes
- Nodes, Ranvier's
- Ranviers Nodes
- Nodes of Ranvier
- Ranvier Nodes
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