denudation

noun
de·​nu·​da·​tion | \ ˌdē-n(y)ü-ˈdā-shən How to pronounce denudation (audio) , ˌden-yu̇- How to pronounce denudation (audio) \

Medical 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

Other Words from denudation

denude \ di-​ˈn(y)üd How to pronounce denude (audio) \ transitive verb denuded; denuding

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“Denudation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/denudation. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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