[ dee-mahy-uh-luh-ney-shuh n ]
/ ˌdi maɪ ə ləˈneɪ ʃən /
loss of myelin from the nerve sheaths, as in multiple sclerosis.
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Medicine definitions for demyelination
[ dē-mī′ə-lə-nā′shən ]
The destruction or removal of the myelin sheath of a nerve fiber, as through disease.
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