Myelination is a term in anatomy that is defined as the process of forming a myelin sheath around a nerve to allow nerve impulses to move more quickly.
An example of myelination is the formation of myelin around the axons of the body.
the change or maturation of certain nerve cells whereby a layer of myelin forms around the axons, allowing nerve impulses to travel faster
occasionally called my·elin·i·za′tion
The process of forming a myelin sheath.