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.