demyelinating

adjective
de·​my·​e·​lin·​at·​ing | \ (ˌ)dē-ˈmī-ə-lə-ˌnā-tiŋ How to pronounce demyelinating (audio) \

Definition of demyelinating

: causing or characterized by the loss or destruction of myelin demyelinating diseases a demyelinating agent

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demyelination \ (ˌ)dē-​ˌmī-​ə-​lə-​ˈnā-​shən How to pronounce demyelination (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of demyelinating

1936, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of demyelinating was in 1936

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demyelinating

adjective
de·​my·​elin·​at·​ing | \ (ˈ)dē-ˈmī-ə-lə-ˌnāt-iŋ How to pronounce demyelinating (audio) \

Medical Definition of demyelinating

: causing or characterized by the loss or destruction of myelin Exacerbations of demyelinating diseases such as optic neuritis and multiple sclerosis have occurred …— Mark Lebwohl, Scientific American Medicine, January 2003 There are hereditary demyelinating neuropathies that are associated with multiorgan and central nervous system dysfunction.— Howard W. Sander et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 20 Feb. 2003

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