denudation


de·nu·da·tion

noun \ˌdē-n(y)ü-ˈdā-shən, ˌden-y-\

Definition of DENUDATION

: 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
de·nude \di-ˈn(y)üd\ transitive verb, de·nud·ed de·nud·ing

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