name: axon ensheathment
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def: "Any process in which the axon of a neuron is insulated, and that insulation maintained, thereby preventing dispersion of the electrical signal." [GOC:jl, ISBN:0878932437]
synonym: "cellular axon ensheathment" EXACT 
synonym: "cellular nerve ensheathment" RELATED 
synonym: "nerve ensheathment" RELATED 
is_a: GO:0007272 ! ensheathment of neurons
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