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demyelinate

[dih-mahy-uh-luh-neyt] /dɪˈmaɪ ə ləˌneɪt/
verb (used with object), demyelinated, demyelinating.
1.
to obliterate or remove the myelin sheath from (a nerve or nerves).
Origin of demyelinate
1960-1965
First recorded in 1960-65; de- + myelin + -ate1
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