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tr.v. de·my·e·lin·at·ed, de·my·e·lin·at·ing, de·my·e·lin·ates
To destroy or remove the myelin sheath of (a nerve fiber), as through disease.

de·my′e·lin·a′tion n.


the removal or destruction of the myelin sheath surrounding a nerve
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Noun1.demyelination - loss of the myelin covering of some nerve fibers resulting in their impaired function
degenerative disorder - condition leading to progressive loss of function
disseminated multiple sclerosis, disseminated sclerosis, MS, multiple sclerosis - a chronic progressive nervous disorder involving loss of myelin sheath around certain nerve fibers


, demyelinization
n. desmielinización, pérdida de la capa de mielina de un nervio.
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