name: myelination in peripheral nervous system
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def: "The process in which neuronal axons and dendrites become coated with a segmented lipid-rich sheath (myelin) to enable faster and more energetically efficient conduction of electrical impulses. The sheath is formed by the cell membranes of Schwann cells in the peripheral nervous system. Adjacent myelin segments are separated by a non-myelinated stretch of axon called a node of Ranvier." [GO_REF:0000021, GOC:cls, GOC:dgh, GOC:dph, GOC:jid]
synonym: "peripheral nervous system myelination" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0032292 ! peripheral nervous system axon ensheathment
is_a: GO:0042552 ! myelination
relationship: part_of: GO:0014044 ! Schwann cell development
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