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Minifascicle formation

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Anatomical Abnormality
HPO: HP:0031001


A nerve fascicle or fasciculus is a small bundle of axons, enclosed by the perineurium. A minifascule refers to a group of thinly myelinated and unmyelinated axons surrounded by a delicate perineurium, and with a smaller diameter than a normal nerve fascicle. [from HPO]

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