demyelinate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To destroy or get rid of the myelin sheath of (a nerve dietary fiber), as through infection.
    • To destroy or eliminate the myelin sheath of (a nerve fibre), as through disease.
  • verb:
    • to eliminate the myelin sheath from a nerve
    • destroy the myelin sheath of
    • To remove the myelin sheath from a nerve
    • ruin the myelin sheath of

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