de myelination


loss of myelin from the nerve sheaths, as in multiple sclerosis.

1930–35; de- + myelination Unabridged
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demyelination de·my·e·lin·a·tion (dē-mī'ə-lə-nā'shən) or de·my·e·lin·i·za·tion (-lə-nĭ-zā'shən, -lĭn'ĭ-)
The destruction or removal of the myelin sheath of a nerve fiber, as through disease.

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