demyelinate

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demyelinate

(dē-mī′ə-lə-nāt′)
tr.v. demyelin·ated, demyelin·ating, demyelin·ates
To destroy or remove the myelin sheath of (a nerve fiber), as through disease.

de·my′e·lin·a′tion n.

demyelinate

[dēmī′əlināt′]
to remove or destroy the myelin surrounding the axons of nerve cells.

demyelinate (dēmī´əlināt),

n the process of removing or damaging the myelin sheath surrounding a nerve.

demyelinate

to destroy or remove the myelin sheath of a nerve or nerves.