demyelinating


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de·my·e·lin·ate

 (dē-mī′ə-lə-nāt′)
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.
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demyelinating

adj desmielinizante
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