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Myelin sheath is formed by


A
Nissl's granules
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B
Muscle cells
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C
Schwann cells
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D
Axon
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Solution

The correct option is C Schwann cells
The axon is covered by a lipid-rich membrane called myelin sheath. The myelin sheath is formed by Schwann cells and each Schwann cell covers a part of the axon. The region where axon is not covered by the myelin sheath called node of Ranvier.
Thus, the correct answer is the option C.

Biology

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