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Synonyms for sheathe

to furnish with a covering of a different material

Antonyms for sheathe

cover with a protective sheathing

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enclose with a sheath

plunge or bury (a knife or sword) in flesh

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The therapy (developed for treating "the bends") was initially proposed for multiple sclerosis because there is a growing belief that MS is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the nerve sheathes, and hyperbaric oxygen therapy is thought to suppress the immune system.