denude[dē no̵̅o̅d′, -nyo̵̅o̅d′; di-]
denude definition by Webster's New World
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denude definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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transitive verb de·nud·ed, de·nud·ing, de·nudes
- To divest of covering; make bare.
- Geology To expose (rock strata) by erosion.
Origin: Latin dēnūdāre : dē-, de- + nūdāre, to make bare (from nūdus, nude; see nogw- in Indo-European roots).
- deˌnu·daˈtion noun
denude - Medical Definition
To divest of a covering, as myelin.