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verb de·po·lar·ize \(ˌ)dē-ˈpō-lə-ˌrīz\

Definition of DEPOLARIZE

transitive verb
:  to cause to become partially or wholly unpolarized
:  to prevent or remove polarization of (as a dry cell or cell membrane)
de·po·lar·i·za·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌpō-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən\ noun
de·po·lar·iz·er \(ˌ)dē-ˈpō-lə-ˌrī-zər\ noun

First Known Use of DEPOLARIZE


Rhymes with DEPOLARIZE

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Medical Dictionary


transitive verb de·po·lar·ize
de·po·lar·ized or British de·po·lar·isedde·po·lar·iz·ing or British de·po·lar·is·ing

Medical Definition of DEPOLARIZE

:  to subject (as a plasma membrane) to depolarization
de·po·lar·iz·er or British de·po·lar·is·er \-ˌrī-zər\ noun

Variants of DEPOLARIZE

de·po·lar·ize or British de·po·lar·ise \(ˈ)dē-ˈpō-lə-ˌrīz\


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