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curarize

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verb cu·ra·rize \-ˈrär-ˌīz\

Definition of curarize

curarized

curarizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to treat with curare

curarization

play \-ˌrär-ə-ˈzā-shən\ noun


1875

First Known Use of curarize

1875


Medical Dictionary

curarize

transitive verb cu·ra·rize

Medical Definition of curarize

curarized

or British

curarised

;

curarizing

or British

curarising

  1. :  to treat with curare

curarization

or British

curarisation

\-ˌrär-ə-ˈzā-shən\play noun


Variants of curarize

or British

curarise

\-ˈrär-ˌīz\play

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