denudation

noun

de·​nu·​da·​tion ˌdē-n(y)ü-ˈdā-shən How to pronounce denudation (audio) ˌden-yu̇- How to pronounce denudation (audio)
: 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 transitive verb
denuded; denuding

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“Denudation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/denudation. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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