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demyelinate

[ dih-mahy-uh-luh-neyt ]
/ d瑟藞ma瑟 蓹 l蓹藢ne瑟t /
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verb (used with object), de路my路e路li路nat路ed, de路my路e路li路nat路ing.
to obliterate or remove the myelin sheath from (a nerve or nerves).
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Origin of demyelinate

First recorded in 1960鈥65; de- + myelin + -ate1
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