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denudation

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noun de·nu·da·tion \ˌdē-n(y)ü-ˈdā-shən, ˌden-yu̇-\

Medical Definition of denudation

  1. :  the act or process of removing surface layers (as of skin) or an outer covering (as of myelin); also :  the condition that results from this

denude \di-ˈn(y)üd\play transitive verb denuded; denuding



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