dysmyelination

Improper laying down or breakdown of a myelin sheath of a nerve fiber, caused by abnormal myelin metabolism.

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dys·my·elin·a·tion (dis″mi-ə-lin-aґshən) breakdown or defective formation of a myelin sheath, usually involving biochemical abnormalities.

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